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