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Print - Place d'Espagne à Naples
  • Place d'Espagne à Naples
    Bauer, Johann Wilhelm, born 1607 - died 1640
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Place d'Espagne à Naples

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Amsterdam (published)

  • Date:

    ca.1636 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bauer, Johann Wilhelm, born 1607 - died 1640 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs. Warren

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 8, box A

Physical description

A black and white engraving depicting an Italian piazza by the sea. To the left of the piazza is a tall column and a number of grand buildings, on the opposite side is a row of Italian Cypress trees. In the centre of the piazza is a fountain containing a statue of a seated male nude. A large ship is coming into dock whilst many others visible on the horizon.

Place of Origin

Amsterdam (published)


ca.1636 (made)


Bauer, Johann Wilhelm, born 1607 - died 1640 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques



Height: 8.25 in, Width: 10.25 in

Descriptive line

Print by Johann Wilhelm Bauer, 'Place d'Espagne à Naples', 1 from a series of 13 views of Italian sea-ports, villas and gardens, engraving, published in Amsterdam, ca. 1636

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929





Subjects depicted

Architecture; Fountains; Cypress trees; Piazza; Ships; Sea


Prints; Topography


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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