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Le Fontane di Roma (parts 1-4)

Etcher:
Views in parts 1 and 2 drawn and etched by Giovanni Battista Falda (Italian, Valduggia 1643–1678 Rome)
Etcher:
Views in parts 3 and 4 drawn and etched by Giovanni Francesco Venturini (Italian, active ca. 1650–1700)
Publisher:
Giovanni Giacomo De Rossi (Italian, Rome 1627–1691 Rome)
Date:
1691 or after
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Overall: 11 x 15 7/8 x 1 5/16 in. (27.9 x 40.4 x 3.4 cm)
Classifications:
Books, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Gift of D. W. Langton, transferred from the Library (1991.1073.145)
Accession Number:
1991.1073.145(1–107)
Not on view
Compendium of four print series showing views of the main fountains and water sources in and around the city of Rome, published by Giovanni Giacomo Rossi. Bound together in the modern maroon binding are: 'Le Fontane di Roma (...); 'Le Fontane delle Ville di Frascati (...)'; 'Le Fontane ne' Palazzi e ne' Giardini di Roma (...)'; 'Le Fontane del Giardino Estense in Tivoli (...)'. The first two suites were done by Falda whereas the latter two are by Venturini. Some of the prints excede the size of the book and are folded to fit the binding.
La fontane di Roma nella piazze e luoghi publici della città ... libro primo

Le fontane delle ville di Frascati nel Tusculano ... parte seconda

Le fontane ne' palazzi e ne' giardini di Roma ... parte terza

Le fontane del giardino Estense in Tivoli ... parte quarta

Marking: Ex libris bound in with the album.
TIB 47 pt.2 Comm. pp. 4-29, .005-.055; pp. 41-42, .077-080.
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