Antonio Nasini Pitt: self portrait, engraved by Lasinio after the original painting in the Uffizi. Carlo Lasinio, engraver.

Rare 18th Century Color Engraving of Artist by Carlo Lasinio

Antonio Nasini Pitt: self portrait, engraved by Lasinio after the original painting in the Uffizi.

Florence: Niccolo Pagni and Guideppe Bardi, 1791-96.

First Edition: published in Ritratti Originali de Pittori Esistenti Nella Reale Galleria de Firenze, in an edition of only 100 copies. Color line engraving with contemporary hand coloring, engraved caption, original mounting on blue paper. 1 vols. Image 10-3/4 x 6-1/2 inches, framed to 14-3/4 x 11 inches overall. Rare 18th Century Color Engraving of Artist by Carlo Lasinio. Burch, Colour Printing and Colour Printers, pp. 64-65; Hind, Engraving, p. 310. Item #25040

Carlo Lasinio (1759-1838), was one of the earliest Italian color-printers; his series of famous self-portraits of artists is a notable achievement, and images are very rare; only one copy of his book has survived (in the National Gallery, Washington, DC) and this is incomplete.

A SPLENDID AND HISTORIC PORTRAIT.

Price: $750.00 Free International Delivery