The Ponte Salario
By Jakob Wilhelm Mechau
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Edition size: limited
Image size: 24,7 x 35,6 cm
Sheet size: 39 x 49,2 cm
Price: 500 (incl. taxes)
signed, dated and inscribed in the plate: "J Mechau fece Roma 1793" and inscribed: "Ponte Salaro". plain north of Rome as seen from today's Monte Antenna. The bridge spans the Anio just before it flows into the Tiber. In the distance one sees the Monti Tiburtini. In the shadow of the high pine, undoubtedly an ingredient of compositional considerations, shepherds store in contemporary clothing. Their sheep graze on a sunny slope..
Series: Prospects from Italy, by Johann Christian Reinhart, Jakob Wilhelm Mechau and Albert Christoph Dies
Catalogue raisonné: Nagler 8, Nr. 9, Fichter Nr. 30
Italy, botany, landscape, nature, shepherd, antiquity, bridge, veduta, Classicism, Landscape
Very good condition. Slightly soiled along the edges. On the upper right margin of the sheet there is a small spot. The corners of the leaves are slightly bumped and bent. The representation makes an impeccable impression.