April 6, 2017 10:00 EST

1,000 Years of Collecting

 
  Lot 19
 
Lot 19 - GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI  (ITALIAN, 1720-1778)

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI (ITALIAN, 1720-1778)
"VEDUTA DEL SOTTERRANEO FONDAMENTO DEL MAUSOLEO"VOLUME IV, PLATE IX FROM "LE ANTICHITÀ ROMANE"

1784, from the second edition, with margins. Etching and engraving on paper.
image: 27 1/2 x 18 in. (69.9 x 45.7cm)
sheet: 29 7/8 x 21 7/8 in. (75.9 x 55.6cm)
[Focillon, 341; Wilton Ely, 474]

Provenance: St. Luke's Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Washington, D.C. (acquired directly from the above in 1998).

Sold for $1,375
Estimated at $400 - $700


 

1784, from the second edition, with margins. Etching and engraving on paper.
image: 27 1/2 x 18 in. (69.9 x 45.7cm)
sheet: 29 7/8 x 21 7/8 in. (75.9 x 55.6cm)
[Focillon, 341; Wilton Ely, 474]

Provenance: St. Luke's Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Washington, D.C. (acquired directly from the above in 1998).

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