Francesco Bartolozzi antique engraving c.1790's Title page Gods Heavens Temple
Francesco Bartolozzi antique engraving c.1790's Title page Gods Heavens Temple Francesco Bartolozzi antique engraving c.1790's Title page Gods Heavens Temple
$ 65.00

Engraved and Printed for the Author and sold by...St. Paul's Church Yard...Booksellers.

Allegorical Gods title page.

Nude topless female goddess or angel- nude man- Samson.

(best known as the engraver of the Death of Captain Cook image- see Tooley).

Very nice 200+ year old copper engraved print.

Pleasurable to the eye, nice example of the art of engraving by this well known master.

Issued c.1780- 90's.

G. Cipriani inv. (lower left in plate).

Engraved by Francisco Bartolozzi, Italian.

Sheet remains well preserved, diagonal crease lower left corner confined mostly to blank margin,

Sheet measures c. 9 1/4" H x  11 1/2" W.

Printed area measures c. 8" H x  9 1/2" W.

Tooley, Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 1, p. 93.

Grosvenor Prints, London, 2011, Jun 6 catalogue.

[R18772].