Luigi Rossini

"Veduta Della Pirimide Di C. Cestio" Hand-Tinted Engraving by Luigi Rossini


Picturesque 1822 engraving of the pyramid built as a tomb for Gaius Cestius, circa 18 BC. Luigi Rossini (1790-1857) was an Italian artist celebrated for his views of ancient Roman architecture. This engraving is one of his most sought-after, from his Antichita Romane series. Hand-tinting later. Dimensions are framed. Elaborately matted and framed extensive wear to the frame's gilding.

Height: 24.75 x Width: 31 x Depth: 1 inches