• Old Master, Decorative, Modern auction at Christies

    Sale 5867

    Old Master, Decorative, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    16 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 202

    Giuseppe Vasi (1710-1782)

    Prospetto del'Alma Città di Roma visto del Monte Gianicolo

    Price Realised  

    Giuseppe Vasi (1710-1782)
    Prospetto del'Alma Città di Roma visto del Monte Gianicolo
    etching on laid paper, with margins, printed on 12 sheets, originally published 1765, a good later impression
    S. 41½ x 103in. (105.5 x 261.5cm.)


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    VASI'S MAGNIFICENT PANORAMA OF ROME, produced in the course of the 1750s and 1760s with the assistance of Piranesi and others. 'With this splendid panoramic view of Rome, it is possible truly to have a precise idea of the city in the 18th century' (Frutaz).

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