Auction 136, Lot 613

"Roma", Probst, George Balthasar

Subject: Rome, Italy

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
42 x 13 inches
106.7 x 33 cm

This stunning, panoramic view of Rome was engraved after the view drawn by Friedrich Bernhard Werner, who made a series of views of European cities in this large-scale format. It shows the city from a slight elevation with fertile farmland in the foreground. A numbered key at the bottom of the map identifies important sites and buildings.

References:

Condition: A

Faint soil in margins.

Estimate: $3,500 - $4,500

Sold for: $2,500

Closed on 6/1/2011

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