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    Lot 207 – Engraving depicting the transport of an obelisk in Rome, Italy 18th century

    June 20, 2022

Lot 207 – Engraving depicting the transport of an obelisk in Rome, Italy 18th century

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Lot 207 – Engraving depicting the transport of an obelisk in Rome, Italy 18th century

Current Auction: N. 17 
AMERICAN DESIGN & EUROPEAN GRAPHICS
( Rome, July 06-07, 2022 - 5:00 P.M. CEST )

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At the bottom it bears the inscription ‘Quae Architectonice artis insigne monumentum in Agyptiaca Obelisco Romam aduecta exhibet Tabula, seruatur in aedibus Emi, ac Rmi Card. Petri Aloysy Carafe’. Flawed, unsigned to identify the author and unframed. Copper engraving, dimensions 17.7×22.4 in.

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