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The Grotto of Egeria - Jakob Wilhelm Mechau prints
The Grotto of Egeria - Jakob Wilhelm Mechau prints
The Grotto of Egeria - Jakob Wilhelm Mechau prints
The Grotto of Egeria - Jakob Wilhelm Mechau prints

The Grotto of Egeria

By Jakob Wilhelm Mechau

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The Grotto of Egeria - Jakob Wilhelm Mechau print

Jakob Wilhelm Mechau
1792

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Date: 1792

Medium: etching

Edition size: limited

Image size: 24,5 x 35,5 cm

Sheet size: 39 x 49,3 cm

Condition: pristine

Signature: signed

Price: €500 (incl. taxes)

Description:

signed, dated and inscribed on the plate: "J. Mechau fec. Romae 1792" and inscribed: "La Fontana Egeria". The fountain architecture, almost covered by lush vegetation, is the remains of a nymphaeum of the villa of Herodes Atticus, located east of Via Appia Antica near Circo di Massenzio. The nymph Egeria was worshipped by the Romans in this area..


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

Catalogue raisonné: Nagler 8, Nr. 15, Fichter Nr. 32

Keywords:

Italy, landscape, botany, nature, antiquity, ruin, fountain, traveller, Classicism, Architecture

Condition:

Very good condition. Slightly soiled along the edges. The corners of the leaves are minimally bumped. Squeeze crease due to pressure at the bottom right. Minimeler restored tear in upper left margin.


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