April 6, 2017 10:00 EST

1,000 Years of Collecting

 
  Lot 11
 
Lot 11 - GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI  (ITALIAN, 1720-1778)

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI (ITALIAN, 1720-1778)
"THE STAIRCASE WITH TROPHIES"PLATE VIII FROM "CARCERI D'INVENZIONE"

Circa 1749, printed circa 1770s, the fifth state of seven, with full margins. Etching and engraving on laid paper.
image: 21 3/8 x 15 5/8 in. (54.3 x 39.7cm)
sheet: 21 7/8 x 33 in. (55.6 x 83.8cm)
[Robison, 34 V]

Provenance: 539 Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Washington, D.C. (acquired directly from the above in 1998).

Sold for $3,250
Estimated at $2,000 - $3,000


 

Circa 1749, printed circa 1770s, the fifth state of seven, with full margins. Etching and engraving on laid paper.
image: 21 3/8 x 15 5/8 in. (54.3 x 39.7cm)
sheet: 21 7/8 x 33 in. (55.6 x 83.8cm)
[Robison, 34 V]

Provenance: 539 Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Washington, D.C. (acquired directly from the above in 1998).

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