Watercolor and black ink over line engraving within double black line border: Arch of Septimius Severus on the Forum in Rome. A small restoration to the paper (center top: runs through the black lines and one centimeter through sky but not through picture). Beside that this sheet is preserved in good and fresh condition. Dimensions drawing: 41 x 62 cm; with frame: 68.5 x 86cm.
This large and beautiful engraving can be placed in the vicinity of the works Abraham Ducros made in Rome at the end of the 18th century. The views of Rome by Ducros and other artists were a great success with the nobility on Grand tour in Italy.
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