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Pl 75. (Cornices and details) Ferdinando Ruggieri Florence, 1755. $150.00

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"Cornicione del sud Palazzo del Pandolfini..."

A strong crisply engraved mid 18th century engraving printed on wonderful thick laid paper. It depicts architecture designed by Raphael of Urbino. 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.