fine pair of late c18th italian handcoloured engravings by ottaviani after raphael

Fine pair of late C18th Italian hand-coloured engravings by Ottaviani after Raphael .



Item Ref

ML 207


Fine pair of late C18th Italian hand-coloured engravings by Ottaviani after Raphael .
Pair of highly decorative hand-coloured engravings on paper of ornamentation for the pillars and walls of the Loggia of the Apostolic Palace at The Vatican , Rome , Italy designed by Raphael circa 1519.
Known as the ‘Logge Di Raffaello’ , the frescoes were created to adorn the walls and pillars in the Ancient Roman revival style of painting . Using Raphael’s designs the works were completed by a large team of artists , Giovanni da Udine being the principal hand.
These engravings were completed by Giovanni Ottaviani (1735-1808) and have original hand colouring with vibrant hues and no fading .
The lower margins of each with inscriptions , attributions and dedication to both Giovanni Ottaviani , the architect Pietro Camporesi and the Papacy.
Recently mounted in sympathetic ebonised square-section framed and glazed cases .
H 50”
W 22”
D 1.5”
Italy c.1780
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Internal Ref: ML 207


Height = 125 cm (49")
Width = 55 cm (22")
Depth = 4 cm (2")

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