Fortezza e Ponte di Cast.o S.o Angelo

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Reference: S35720
Author Giovanni MAGGI
Year: 1607 ca.
Zone: Castel Sant'Angelo
Printed: Rome
Measures: 157 x 212 mm
€350.00

Description

From the rare series: "Ornamenti di Fabriche Antichi et Moderni Dell'Alma Citta di Roma con le sue dichiarazione fatti da Bartolommeo Rossi fiorentino…parte seconda" published by Andrea Vaccari in 1600.

Consists of 24 etchings, including the title-page, by Giovanni Maggi.
The name of each monument appears at head of image, explanatory text at foot.

Etching, printed on contemporary laid paper, large margins, in very good condition.

Giovanni MAGGI (1566-1618)

Painter and etcher. Active in Rome. He appears in 1605 in the Libro del Camerlengo of the Compagnia di S.Luca, Rome, in a list of those who have contributed ‘per lemosina dela candela’. He applied for admission to the Virtuosi del Pantheon, 9 January 1611. 1609 entered into a working agreement with Giovanni Orlandi at the Pasquino-engraved various churches for him.Plates listed in the Vaccari stocklist of 1614. Important as an etcher of landscape.Also antiquities,including series:Libro di tutte le guglie,1600,and the ornamenti delle fabbriche antiche e moderne dell’alma città di Rome,1600. Map of Rome, 1603. 1604 Bichierografia, commissioned from him c.1600 by Cardinale Del Monte.

Giovanni MAGGI (1566-1618)

Painter and etcher. Active in Rome. He appears in 1605 in the Libro del Camerlengo of the Compagnia di S.Luca, Rome, in a list of those who have contributed ‘per lemosina dela candela’. He applied for admission to the Virtuosi del Pantheon, 9 January 1611. 1609 entered into a working agreement with Giovanni Orlandi at the Pasquino-engraved various churches for him.Plates listed in the Vaccari stocklist of 1614. Important as an etcher of landscape.Also antiquities,including series:Libro di tutte le guglie,1600,and the ornamenti delle fabbriche antiche e moderne dell’alma città di Rome,1600. Map of Rome, 1603. 1604 Bichierografia, commissioned from him c.1600 by Cardinale Del Monte.