April 6, 2017 10:00 EST

1,000 Years of Collecting

 
  Lot 18
 
Lot 18 - GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI  (ITALIAN, 1720-1778)

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI (ITALIAN, 1720-1778)
"AVANZI DI UN ANTICO SEPOLCRO OGGI DETTO LA CONOCCHIA"FROM "VEDUTE DI ROMA"

1776 or later, the first state of three, with margins. Etching on laid paper.
image: 28 5/16 x 18 13/16 in. (71.9 x 47.9cm)
sheet: 29 5/16 x 19 7/8 in. (74.5 x 50.5cm)
[Hind 130, I]

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 2006).

Sold for $1,188
Estimated at $400 - $700


 

1776 or later, the first state of three, with margins. Etching on laid paper.
image: 28 5/16 x 18 13/16 in. (71.9 x 47.9cm)
sheet: 29 5/16 x 19 7/8 in. (74.5 x 50.5cm)
[Hind 130, I]

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 2006).

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