Pietro Santi Bartoli was a 17th Century artist. One of his most famous works was Trajan's Column. During the 17th century, the corpulent artist and climber explored the huge storiated pillar, whose forty meters of height are wrapped in two hundred meters of a spiraling frieze.
John Pine, was an English engraver who published a number of notable illustrated books during the 17th and 18th Centuries. One of his finest examples, was King George I’s establishment of the Order of the Bath (1725). His other productions include a copy of the Magna Carta an edition of Horace and a part of one of Virgil, copies of the tapestries celebrating the defeat of the Spanish Armada, and hanging in the House of Lords and several maps of London.
This collection showcases some of the finest work of these two artists.