1779 G. Morghen; Fiorillo - Nymph Bacchante with Fruit - Herculaneum 49cm - Classical art

£275.00

Nymph Bacchante with Fruit Basket - Fresco from the discoveries at Herculaneum.

Overall 49 x 37 cm copper engraving in later hand colour.

Issued from the work "Delle Antichità di Ercolano - Le Pitture Antiche D´Ercolano e contorini..." detailing the latest discoveries from Herculaneum.

References: Borroni II, 5422. Cicognara 2645. Ornamentstichslg. Berlin 3947. Graesse I, 145: "Ouvrage magnifique...”

Very good overall condition. Few ink spots to margin.