The Cappella Paolina in the Vatican Illuminated (after Louis-Jean Deprez)

Francesco PIRANESI
Date
1787
Description

etching, 710 x 516 mm (28 x 20 1/2 inches) with an additional plate for text

The scene shows the ceremony of the Quarant'Ore, celebrated the night of Maundy Thursday. Etched by Francesco Piranesi, the son of Giovanni Battista, after a design by Louis-Jean Desprez.

A stunning, monumental print in superb condition.

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