April 6, 2017 10:00 EST

1,000 Years of Collecting

 
  Lot 8
 
Lot 8 - GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI  (ITALIAN, 1720-1778)

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI (ITALIAN, 1720-1778)
"THE ARCH WITH A SHELL ORNAMENT"PLATE XI FROM "CARCERI D'INVENZIONE"

1749, printed 1770s or later, the sixth state of seven, with margins. Etching and engraving on laid paper.
image: 16 x 21 9/16 in. (40.6 x 54.8cm)
sheet: 18 1/4 x 23 1/4 in. (46.4 x 59.1cm)
[Robison, 37 VI]

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

Sold for $2,125
Estimated at $1,500 - $2,500


 

1749, printed 1770s or later, the sixth state of seven, with margins. Etching and engraving on laid paper.
image: 16 x 21 9/16 in. (40.6 x 54.8cm)
sheet: 18 1/4 x 23 1/4 in. (46.4 x 59.1cm)
[Robison, 37 VI]

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

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