Daniel Good Rare Books and Engravings
Giovanni Francesco Venturini (1650-1710) Fontana dell Aquila Mattei Gardens Rome - Garden Design
Giovanni Francesco Venturini (1650-1710)
Fontana dell Aquile Estensi posta nelli Spartamenti del Piano del Giardino.
Published by Roma, Rossi, 1691.
22 x 32.7 cm plate size. Overall size: 27 x 39 cm
Engraving on laid paper. Later hand colour.
The Villa Celimontana (previously known as Villa Mattei) is a villa on the Caelian Hill in Rome, best known for its gardens. Its grounds cover most of the valley between the Aventine Hill and the Caelian.