1860 Engraving Sant'Alessio all'Aventino Rome Churches - ORIGINAL RM1

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"Plan de ƒglise et du Couvent de S. Alessio situŽs sur le Sommet du Mont Aventin."

This is an original 1860 engraving of the floor plan of the Church and Convent of Sant'Alessio all'Aventino in Rome, by architect Paul Letarouilly. Also shown are the floor plans of several other churches of Rome: S. M. in Monterone; S. M. in Monticelli; S. Tommaso in Parione; and S. M. della Consolazione.

Period Paper is pleased to offer an exceptional collection of original first impression engravings of the architectural masterpieces of Renaissance Rome. This collection, which dates from 1860, is the result of thirty-five years of meticulous work by French architect Paul Letarouilly. This is a rare collection, and all of the engravings are in very good condition considering their age. Each engraving has the original plate impression although it is not visible on our digital image. Please note that due to the large format of these engravings, they will be shipped rolled in a museum-quality shipping tube.

CONDITION

This 151+ year old Item is rated Very Fine / Fine+. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There are some very light aging and foxing marks in the margins --please see image.

  • Product Type: Original Copper Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine / Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 16 x 23.5 inches; 41 x 60 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

RM1C60