Courtesy of Holkham Hall | Licence: All Rights Reserved
Courtesy of Holkham Hall | Licence: All Rights Reserved

Detail of a Lunette from the Nasoni Family Tomb, showing Hercules presenting Alcester before her husband and Minerva

Collective Title

Two Albums of Drawings after the Antique by Francesco Bartoli. Bound in gilt-tooled, full tan Morocoo, bound in c. 1830 by F&T. Aiken. Both volumes: 59.3 x 44.5cm.


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From the Collection


The figures (adopting Bartoli's numbers) are coloured as follows: 1) has a red cross-belt 2) green robe 3) red robe 4) blue robe. The Tritons in the spandrels are omitted. See Sepolcro de Nasonii (1680), no. 10.
Volume 1; Folio No. 29

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From the Watercolour World


Tomb of the Nasoni family, Via Flaminia, Rome, Italy



Tww Comment

From an album in which Bartoli records classical motifs, many copied from frescoes from identified buildings in Rome.