Frans Van Bloemen (1662-1749)

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Frans Van Bloemen (1662-1749) - Flemish School

Jan Frans van Bloemen (Vanblommen, Gian Francesco) cosiddetto Orizzonte
Landscape artist born in Antwerp who died in Rome. At the age of 19 he went to Rome and took the name of "Orizonte". It is said he worked near Claude Lorrain in Rome, it is possible he worked with him shortly as Claude died in 1682.Active Paris Lyon Roma.Napoli.Sicilia.Malta


Roman Ruins & Views of Tivoli

Set of 5  Etchings with burin.
Each work signed in plate lower left : J F van Bloemen  or : Fran. van Bloemen det: Horizonti

Wurzbach 1  Die Gartenansicht mit den beiden Statuen

Wurzbach 2: Die Gartenansicht mit der großen Treppe

Wurzbach 3 Die Stadtansicht mit dem Obelisken

Wurzbach 4 Die Gartenansicht mit dem Kapuziner

Wurzbach 5 Landschaft mit Gebäuden und Figuren

  • cf. SAUR AKL & SAUR BBI, Thieme-Becker,Nagler, Heller-Andresen, Le Blanc, Wurzbach

  • cf. Andrea Busiri Vici
    Jan Frans van Bloemen Orizzonte e l'origine del paesaggio romano settecentesco
    .....( Saggi eStudi di Storia dell'Arte)
    .....Ugo Bozzi Roma 1974
    .....Arntzen/Rainwater R57

  • Cf. Le Blanc Manuel de l'amateur

  • Cf. Heller-Andresen Handbuch für Kupferstichsammler mentioning four etchings
    Die Folge der italienischen Ansichten: Der Obelisk, die beiden Statuen , die Fontaine auf der Freitreppe, die Villa.

  • Cf. Saur AKL & Thieme-Becker mentioning 6 etchings

  • Cf. Wurzbach No. 1-6, Nos.1-4 listed as a set, which also exists before letters
    Our set without Wurzbach 6 Partie aus dem Kolosseum (Weigel Katalog No.16.661)


25 by 18 cm
Printed on India paper.
Excellent condition.
Rather scarce

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