View of Genoa

View of Genoa

These canvases are born from our passion for cartography. Historical reproductions, handcrafted to create unique and effective furnishing elements. We have made reproductions of antique prints, wonderful perspective views of some historic Italian and European cities and ancient planispheres. These products are engraved using a hand press, and reproduced on pure cotton paper. The canvases are also entirely hand painted by our precious craftsmen who, with care and dedication, make each reproduction unique.
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Product description

View Of Genoa

Author: Probst

Here is the Genoa of the eighteenth century, a proud, rich, and deeply laborious state. To dominate Genoa, as you can see in this seductive perspective view, there is the famous Lanterna.

What we offer in this page is a reproduction of a rare copper engraving dating back to the mid-eighteenth century. The drawing is a work of Friedrich Bernhard Werner (1690-1776), edited by Georg Balthasar Probst (1732-1801), heir of Jeremias Wolff. The detailed drawing is accompanied by two legends on the lower floor, one in German and the other in Italian. To honor this work, the reproduction was made by following the same technique used by Probst 

The printing machine is therefore an old manual press, on which copper plates have been mounted engraved by real masters, to give connoisseurs the typical 'tactile' sensation. The 4 sheets mounted on canvas - as well as the original eighteenth century - are 100% cotton, and have been wisely aged with special vegetable substances. It is therefore an artistic and artisan product of the highest level, a true collector's item able to give character to the most elegant environments.

Our canvases are printed with a hand press and are produced only to order. It takes about 7 days for black and white production and about 14 days for color production.

*Each canvas is available, with a price increase, even with watercolor coloring, always made by hand by our craftsmen.

Attention: the canvases arrive unframed.

Technical specifications


106 x 40 cm


Pure cotton paper on pure cotton canvas