|Description: We offer a hand-colored copper engraving of a classic exterior view of the cathedral and tower of Pisa. The image is 8 5/8” x 12 ¾” on a sheet of wove paper 10 ¾” x 14 ¾”. The print is lavishly hand colored, including a grey blue trompe l’oeil border, as issued. Titled in the plate “Veduta generale della Piazza del Duomo di Pisa” and inscribed under the image “Ranieri Grassi dis. e inc.” Printed by Ranieri Prosperi between 1831-1839. Item #PR00246.
Ranieri Grassi was a Pisan engraver, scholar, historian and antiquarian active from the 1820’s to the 1860’s.
Condition: There is a small area of adhesive tissue at the edge, otherwise the print is in very good untouched condition