Morghen, Filippo

1766

Pianta del Cratere

Pianta del Cratere

DESCRIPTION: 18th century scarce copperplate engraved plan of the Phlegraean Fields (Campi Flegrei) near Pozzuoli west of Naples, Italy by Florentine artist Filippo Morghen in his "Views of Ruins in the Environs of Naples".

Noted geographic features include Capo di Posilipo, Miseno, Campana, Bacoli, Mare Morto, Lago Fusaro, Cuma, and Lago di Patria. This finely engraved plan contains inset plans of grottos in the vicinity including Grotta a Miseno, Grotta Lago Averno, and the Grotta a Cuma Superiore and Grotta a Cuma Inferiore. These geographical features and inset items and many more are among the 40 places of interest denoted by numbers on the plan and explained in a legend at the bottom of the engraving. Number 1. "Anno 1766".

CREATOR: Morghen, Filippo

PUBLICATION DATE: 1766

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Italy

BODY OF WATER: Bay of Pozzuoli

CONDITION: Very Good  None

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: Morghen

SIZE: 15 " x 11 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 8

PRICE: $190


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