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This is an original 1860 engraving of the floor plan of the San Carlo al Corso Church and the tomb of Giovanni Arbernini in the Santa Maria sopra Minerva Church in Rome, by architect Paul Letarouilly. Also referenced in the engraving are architect, Onorio Langhi (Longhi); and sculptors, J. J. Olivier and Ribault.
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.
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 aging and foxing marks in the margins --please see image.