April 6, 2017 10:00 EST

1,000 Years of Collecting

 
  Lot 12
 
Lot 12 - GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI  (ITALIAN, 1720-1778)

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI (ITALIAN, 1720-1778)
"THE ROUND TOWER"PLATE III FROM "CARCERI D'INVENZIONE"

1749, printed 1830s or later, the sixth (final) state, with wide margins. Etching and engraving on wove paper.
image: 21 5/8 x 16 1/4 in. (54.9 x 41.3cm)
sheet: 28 x 22 in. (71.1 x 55.9cm)
[Robison, 30 VI]

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

Sold for $2,125
Estimated at $500 - $800


 

1749, printed 1830s or later, the sixth (final) state, with wide margins. Etching and engraving on wove paper.
image: 21 5/8 x 16 1/4 in. (54.9 x 41.3cm)
sheet: 28 x 22 in. (71.1 x 55.9cm)
[Robison, 30 VI]

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

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