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The tomb of the Plautier near Tivoli - Albert Christoph Dies prints
The tomb of the Plautier near Tivoli - Albert Christoph Dies prints
The tomb of the Plautier near Tivoli - Albert Christoph Dies prints
The tomb of the Plautier near Tivoli - Albert Christoph Dies prints

The tomb of the Plautier near Tivoli

By Albert Christoph Dies

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The tomb of the Plautier near Tivoli - Albert Christoph Dies print

Albert Christoph Dies
1795

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Date: 1795

Medium: etching

Edition size: limited

Image size: 33,6 x 25,3 cm

Sheet size: 49,2 x 39,3 cm

Condition: excellent

Signature: signed

Price: €500 (incl. taxes)

Description:

Signed, dated and inscribed: "A. C. Dies f. Roma 1795 | Sepolcro di plauzio vicin' a Tivoli". 1st century circular tomb related to the tomb of the Caecilia Metella on the Via Appia Antica in Rome. It is located southwest of Tivoli on Via Tiburtina, which crosses Ponte Lucano, an Anio bridge. Schinkel calls the "Monument des Plautius" a "beautiful round building made of travertine stone", which is characterized by its medieval battlements and the "thick vegetation of ivy [...]. even more picturesque" (Schinkel 1979, p. 217)..


Series: Prospects from Italy, by Johann Christian Reinhart, Jakob Wilhelm Mechau and Albert Christoph Dies

Catalogue raisonné: Andresen III, Nr. 26, Fichter Nr. 70

Keywords:

Italy, landscape, botany, nature, trader, traveller, lady, antiquity, Classicism, Architecture

Condition:

Very good condition. Slightly wavy in the middle. Slightly soiled on the edge of the sheet. Clear spots in the upper left. Slightly bumped along the edges in places. Below with various inscriptions in pencil by other hand.


AlDies/D 14

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