[ARCHITECTURE--18TH CENTURY ALBUM].

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Lot 114
[ARCHITECTURE--18TH CENTURY ALBUM].

Sold for US$ 3,818 inc. premium
[ARCHITECTURE--18TH CENTURY ALBUM].
A bound set of plates with original architectural drawings on verso, as follows: a collection of 62 mounted architectural plates, mostly from Barozzi, Giacomo, da Vignola. Regola delli cinque ordini d'architettura. Siena: Bernardino Oppi [c.1635], and others, tipped to heavy drawing paper recto, with a sequence of 42 fine pen & ink architectural studies and designs, 2 folding, mostly on versos of plates, primarily depicting designs for columnar and mosaic decorations. Folio (360 x 260 mm). Contemporary quarter morocco over marbled boards. Light age toning, occasional wormholes to some margins, else very good. Two drawings and an opening “Avvertimento” are signed by “D. Lodovico Francheschini” dated 1789, who may be related to painter Marc Antonio Francheschini, although no attribution has been established. A fine set of architectural studies in an accomplished 18th century hand, which should be seen to be appreciated.

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