Title [Grand Tour Souvenir] Roma. 18th Century Miniature Leporello with Ten Views of Rome, mostly of ruins
Book Condition Very Good
Seller ID 005984
Sublime, very finely detailed and beautiful miniature views of Rome and its ruins, done with pen-and-ink and wash. Oblong miniature, 40 by 62 mm, stretching to about 63 cm. Vellum binding with painted decoration. Views include Temple of Vesta, Vespasian's Arch, the pyramid, St. Peters, etc. Each is mounted on brown painted paper, which has ruling providing addtiional framing. This is a manifestly exquisite and unique Grand Tour souvenir. Soiling on the vellum, and light wear besides.