Bernard de Montfaucon - Roman Temple Engravings, Nimes, France
Bernard de Montfaucon
This pair of copperplate engravings, depicting Roman temples (including temple at Nimes, France, or the Maison Carree) is from Montfaucon’s L'antiquité expliquée et représentée en figures published in 15 volumes between 1719 and 1724.
sight: 16 ¼ by 12 ¾ inches
frame: 23 by 19 inches
Good overall antique condition with some spots of foxing and discoloration, paper toning and some distress to framing.
Bernard de Montfaucon was a French Benedictine monk and scholar who is often referred to as the founder of modern archeology.