|Dates||1716/1717 - 1799|
As a place for the restoration and selling of antiquities, sculptor Bartolomeo Cavaceppi's workshop in Rome was one of the most famous stops for British tourists in the second half of the 1700s. Cavaceppi trained as a sculptor and entered the Accademia di San Luca in 1732. In 1734
Cavaceppi also worked as a restorer for the pope at the Museo Clementino. His fame was firmly established between 1768 and 1772, when he published three volumes of engraved images of works he had restored or possessed, the Raccolta d'antiche statue, busti, teste cognite.