April 6, 2017 10:00 EST

1,000 Years of Collecting

 
  Lot 13
 
Lot 13 - GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI  (ITALIAN, 1720-1778)

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI (ITALIAN, 1720-1778)
"THE WELL"PLATE XIII FROM THE SECOND EDITION OF "CARCERI D'INVENZIONE"

Circa 1749, printed circa 1770, the fifth state of six, with full margins. Etching and engraving on laid paper.
image: 16 x 21 3/4 in. (40.6 x 55.2cm)
sheet: 21 x 28 in. (53.3 x 71.1cm)
[Robison, 39 V]

Provenance: Pia Gallo Fine Old Master and Modern Prints, New York, New York.
Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Washington, D.C. (acquired directly from the above in 2012).

Sold for $5,000
Estimated at $2,500 - $4,000


 

Circa 1749, printed circa 1770, the fifth state of six, with full margins. Etching and engraving on laid paper.
image: 16 x 21 3/4 in. (40.6 x 55.2cm)
sheet: 21 x 28 in. (53.3 x 71.1cm)
[Robison, 39 V]

Provenance: Pia Gallo Fine Old Master and Modern Prints, New York, New York.
Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Washington, D.C. (acquired directly from the above in 2012).

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