Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Giacomo Leoni - Project for Triumphal Arch George I - 1719.

Giacomo Leoni - (c. 1686 - 1746).
Project for Triumphal Arch for George I - 1725.
This engraving dated 1725.
From Some Designs for Buildings both Publick and Private be James Leoni, architect.
From: The architecture of Leon Battista Alberti, in ten books : Of painting in three books and Of statuary, one book / translated into Italian by Cosimo Bartoli, and now first into English and divided into three volumes, by James Leoni.
London : Printed by Thomas Edlin, 1726.
Engraved by - Bernard Picart (11 June 1673 – 8 May 1733).
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Given the excellent quality of this download I felt that the opportunity should not be missed for illustrating architectural sculpture of the first quarter of the 18th Century.

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