MORGHEN, Filippo.

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MORGHEN, Filippo.
Piano del volcano di Napoli / Pianta del Cratere (N°1) / Pianta litorale Naples, 1766-1803. Black and white. Wetness in the margins. Dimensions with margins: 44 x 59 cm. Ancient manuscript mention: Purchased in Naples. 290 x 390 mm.
Three plates depicting Vesuvius and the Bay of Naples by Filippo Morghen (1730-180).
Filippo Morghen is an 18th century engraver of portraits, architectural views, antiques, plans and maps. He studied art in Rome for a period of seven years before settling in Naples as an engraver and later established himself as a merchant and publisher of engravings. Filippo Morghen is a leading engraver for the recent archaeological finds detailed in the "Antiquities of Herculaneum", published in Naples in 1757, and the sole engraver and editor of the "Views of the Ruins in the vicinity of Naples", published in 1766.
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