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Colonna Square Rome in Carnival Time/Piazza Colonna, Roma, tempo di Carnavale

1804

Print after De Chesnaye

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Title

Colonna Square Rome in Carnival Time/Piazza Colonna, Roma, tempo di Carnavale

Date

1804

Artist

Print after De Chesnaye

Description

Marcus Aurelius's column in the centre of the Piazza Colonna in Rome, with carriages full of people dressed for carnival passing through a crowd of merrymakers in costumes as Pierrots, Harlequins etc. , and another group looking on from a balcony at the corner of a building on the right. 1804. Hand-coloured etching and aquatint.
Additional Makers: Publisher - Colnaghi; Print maker - J Mérigot
Inscription: Lettered below the image in English and Italian with the title, and "La Chesnaye pinx. / Merigot sculpt. / London Published as the Act directs, 1804 by Colnaghi & Co. Cockspur Street, Charing Cross."
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Location

Colonna Square, Rome, Italy

Country

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