Record number 04/1120
TitleVeües de Rome Et Des Environs.
ImprintA Paris: chez Mariette rüe St. Iacques a la Victoire, [ca.1700?]
Physical DescriptionPl. [1-10] (incl. t.-pl.), 1-6, [17-22]; 290×382 mm. (Oblong)
Summary NoteNo publication-date is carried either by the title-plate or any other plate.

The plates are all views, with no plans or sections. They show a mixture of ancient, Renaissance and Baroque structures: [1] title-plate; [2] Place De St. Pierre; [3] Pont St. Ange; [4] Nouveau Capitole; [5] Arc de Septimius Severe; [6] Arc de Constantin; [7] Arc du Constantin et Colisee; [8] Colisée; [9] Termes de Diocletian; [10] Septizone; 1. Grotte d'Aquafarelle; 2. Mur dit Aquaduc proche la Porte St. Paul; 3. Colisée; 4. Colisée ou amphitheatre de Marcellus; 5. Palais maior; 6. Trophées de Marius; [17-21] Vigne Pamphile; [22] Fonteine de Tyvoli.
Responsibility NoteThe plates numbered 1-6 are signed as drawn by I. Asselin and engraved by Pérelle, except pl. 5, which is unsigned.

Each numbered plate carries the publisher's imprint of Nicolas Langlois.

The sixteen unnumbered plates are all signed as made by Pérelle, except pl. [2, 4, 21], which are unsigned.

Each unnumbered plate carries the publisher's imprint - generally that of Mariette, but pl. [2] has that of N. Langlois.
SubjectArchitecture - Antiquities - Monuments - Italy - Rome - History
Views - Vedute - 17th century
Pictorial works - 17th century
ReferencesN. Avel, 'Les Pérelle: graveurs de paysages du XVIIème siècle', in Bull. Soc. Hist. A. Fr. (1973), p. 143-53; N. Avel, Les Pérelle, paysages, catalogue [dissertation] (Paris, 1971).
Binding Note20th-century half morocco, brown cloth-covered boards; spine lettered 'Veues Des Plus Beaux Bastimens De France. R.A.' Bound with one other.
ProvenanceAcquired between 1769 and 1802. Recorded in RAA Library, Catalogue, 1802.
Contributors Pérelle, Gabriel, ca. 1604 - 1677, engraver
Asselijn, Jan, ca. 1610-15 - 1652, draughtsman
Mariette, Jean, 1660 - 1742, publisher, bookseller
Langlois, Nicolas, the younger, ca.1670 - 1707, publisher
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