April 6, 2017 10:00 EST

1,000 Years of Collecting

 
  Lot 16
 
Lot 16 - GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI  (ITALIAN, 1720-1778)

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI (ITALIAN, 1720-1778)
"'VEDUTA DELL' ANFITEATRO FLAVIO, DETTO IL COLOSSEA"FROM "VEDUTE DI ROMA"

1757, the first state of four (with the address and price), with margins. Etching and engraving on paper.
image: 17 1/4 x 27 1/2 in. (43.8 x 69.9cm)
sheet: 20 3/8 x 29 1/4 in. (51.6 x 74.3cm)
[Hind, 57 I]

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

Sold for $2,875
Estimated at $600 - $900


 

1757, the first state of four (with the address and price), with margins. Etching and engraving on paper.
image: 17 1/4 x 27 1/2 in. (43.8 x 69.9cm)
sheet: 20 3/8 x 29 1/4 in. (51.6 x 74.3cm)
[Hind, 57 I]

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

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