La Ville des Empereurs. / Ducros et Volpato fc.
Volpato, Giovanni, 1735-1803, printmaker, publisher.
Publication details
[Rome] : [Giovanni Volpato], [between 1780 and 1790]
Physical details
1 print : hand-coloured etching, with watercolour and gouache ; sheet 36.1 x 51.3 cm, on mount 42.2 x 58 cm
Figures in conversation, walking and riding donkeys among the ruins at Palatine Hill, with trees and shurbs growing among the remains of the Imperial Palace in the background; on mount with wash lines numbered '84' and artists' names in black ink at bottom left; title annotated in ink within image at bottom centre.
Rome (Italy)
Additional information
From a series of seven prints, possibly published as part of Vues de Rome et de ses environs (Rome, 1780). A further eight views by the same artists were transferred to the British Museum in 1952 (see BM 1952,0403.1 to 1952,0403.8).
Other persons
Ducros, Abraham-Louis-Rodolphe, 1748-1810, artist.
Maps K.Top.81.43.f.