Frans Edmund Weirotter (1733-1771) - In the Villa Borghese near Rome

Description
Frans Edmund Weirotter (1733-1771) - In the Villa Borghese near Rome
Etching - Signed - Ca. 1766-1767

In der Villa Borghese ausser Rom (In the Villa Borghese near Rome)
Figures amongst ruins in the garden of the Villa Borghese; plate seven of the series : Drite Folge von Gegenden und Bruchstücken alter Gebäude

1766/7 Etching made by: Franz Edmund Weirotter, one of the few artist that could catch the Italianate atmosphere and quality from the Dutch golden age artists.

Reference:
Winterberg 1998 150

Franz Edmund Weirotter ( 1733 - 1771)
Painter, draughtsman and etcher. Born Innsbruck 1733, died Vienna 1771. Trained Vienna. Paris 1759-63, then to Rome, to Vienna 1767 as professor at academy of engraving. Early sources always mention his restless character and constant movement.

Lot details
Artist
Frans Edmund Weirotter (1733-1771)
Title of artwork
In the Villa Borghese near Rome
Year
Ca. 1766-1767
Technique
Etching
Signature
Signed
Condition
In very good condition
Sold with frame
No
Image size
153×104 mm
Total dimensions
185×120×1 mi
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