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A tripod, a copper vase and an Egyptian-style chair. Etching by L. Roccheggiani, ca. 1811.

  • Roccheggiani, Lorenzo, active 1804-1817.
Date
[1811?]
Reference
2498914i
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Description

According to the lettering, the tripod formerly belonged to B. Cavaceppi, then passed to Poland: the legs are in the form of gryphons. The vase was in England. The Egyptian chair was copied from a basalt bas-relief found at Pantanello near Tivoli

Publication/Creation

[Milano] : [Presso li Fratt. Vallardi], [1811?]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 17.9 x 29 cm

Lettering

1. Un tripode antico di marmo ... 2. Vaso antico di rame ... 3. Sedia egizia ... Roccheggiani dis. e inc.

Creator/production credits

Roccheggiani designed and executed etchings in which lost antiquities shown in ancient bas-reliefs etc. were reconstructed as if they were the originals. They are shown together with other antiquities that had survived in museums or in private collections (often exported from Rome and thus no longer available there)

Lettering note

Bears number: T. LVI

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2498914i

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Languages

  • Italian


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