April 6, 2017 10:00 EST

1,000 Years of Collecting

 
  Lot 10
 
Lot 10 - GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI  (ITALIAN, 1720-1778)

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI (ITALIAN, 1720-1778)
"THE GOTHIC ARCH"FROM "CARCERI D'INVENZIONE"

1749-1750, printed mid 1770s - circa 1835, likely the fifth state of six, with margins. Etching and engraving on laid paper.
image: 16 1/2 x 22 in. (41.9 x 55.9cm)
sheet: 19 1/4 x 25 in. (48.9 x 63.5cm)
[Robison, 40 IV/V]

Provenance: Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Washington, D.C.

Sold for $6,875
Estimated at $4,000 - $6,000


 

1749-1750, printed mid 1770s - circa 1835, likely the fifth state of six, with margins. Etching and engraving on laid paper.
image: 16 1/2 x 22 in. (41.9 x 55.9cm)
sheet: 19 1/4 x 25 in. (48.9 x 63.5cm)
[Robison, 40 IV/V]

Provenance: Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Washington, D.C.

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