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    Bonaventure D'Overbeke. Engraved Illustrations of Ancient Roman Arched Portals. Plate mark 10.5 x 15.75 inches, sheet size 16 x 20.75 inches. A lot of three beautiful copper-engraved plates depicting various surviving ancient Roman arched entrances including La Porte Navale, La Porte Aurele, and La Porte Fontinale.

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    Bonaventure D'Overbeke Engraved Illustrations of Ancient Roman Arched Portals. Plate mark 10.5 x 15.75 inches, sheet size 16 x 20.75 inches.

     

    From Les Restes de l'Ancienne Rome, Recherchez avec soin, mesurez, deffinez fur les lieux, & gravez par feu Bonaventure D'Overbeke, Sous les Pontificats D'Innocent XI, D'Alexandre VIII, & D'Innocent XII. Imprimé aux dépens De Michel D'Overbeke, Volume I, The Hague: Pierre Gosse Junior & Daniel Pinet, 1763. A later edition, in French completed by his nephew, Michel.

     

    A lot of three beautiful copper-engraved plates depicting various surviving ancient Roman arched entrances including La Porte Navale, La Porte Aurele, and La Porte Fontinale. Each engraved plate is accompanied by the original page of French text describing each door in detail. Each illustration is in fine condition and perfect for framing to enhance the décor of any home, school, or office.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2010
    8th-9th Tuesday-Wednesday
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