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The Prati del Popolo Romano on the Testaccio - Jakob Wilhelm Mechau prints
The Prati del Popolo Romano on the Testaccio - Jakob Wilhelm Mechau prints
The Prati del Popolo Romano on the Testaccio - Jakob Wilhelm Mechau prints
The Prati del Popolo Romano on the Testaccio - Jakob Wilhelm Mechau prints

The Prati del Popolo Romano on the Testaccio

By Jakob Wilhelm Mechau

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The Prati del Popolo Romano on the Testaccio - Jakob Wilhelm Mechau print

Jakob Wilhelm Mechau
1793

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Date: 1793

Medium: etching

Edition size: limited

Image size: 25,2 x 35 cm

Sheet size: 39 x 49,4 cm

Condition: excellent

Signature: signed

Price: €500 (incl. taxes)

Description:

signed, dated and inscribed on the plate: "J. Mechau f. Romae 1793" and denotes: "Sito di recreazione dei pittori Fiaminchi del Secolo passato etc: a monte testaccio". At the end of the 18th century, the area around Monte Testaccio before Porta S. Paolo was still part of the Campagna, where the Romans and also the foreign artists living in Rome enjoyed themselves in and in front of countless taverns. Mechaus representation is a realistic description of this folk life..


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

Catalogue raisonné: Nagler 8, Nr. 4, Fichter Nr. 35

Keywords:

Italy, landscape, botany, nature, ladies, fashion, traveller, architecture, tree portrait, Classicism, Genre

Condition:

Good condition. Slightly soiled along the edges. The corners of the leaves are slightly bumped. On the upper right margin is a small restored hole in the paper. Along the upper edge of the sheet there are several restored marginal tears. The presentation makes a very good impression.


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