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Pl. 18 (Doorway) Ferdinano Ruggieri. Florence, 1755. $200.00

Fantastic monumental doorway" width= "Porta dell' antecedente Palazzo..."

A strong crisply engraved mid 18th century engraving of a doorway design by Bernardo Buontalenti printed on wonderful thick laid paper. Ferdinando Ruggieri (1691-1741) was an architect who worked principally in Tuscany. He favored the Italian Baroque style of architecture. This engraviing was included in Scelta di Architetture Antiche e Moderne Della Citta di Firenze published in Florence in 1755.

14 1/4 x 18 inches, sheet.
Uncolored engraving.
Excellent condition.