April 6, 2017 10:00 EST

1,000 Years of Collecting

 
  Lot 9
 
Lot 9 - GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI  (ITALIAN, 1720-1778)

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI (ITALIAN, 1720-1778)
"THE PIER WITH THE LAMP"PLATE XV FROM "CARCERI D'INVENZIONE"

Circa 1747-1760, the first state of seven. Etching and engraving on laid paper.
image: 16 7/16 x 22 in. (41.8 x 55.9cm)
[Robison, 41 I]

Provenance: Paul Prouté S.A, Paris, France.
Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Washington, D.C. (acquired directly from the above in 2004).

Sold for $5,312
Estimated at $3,000 - $5,000


 

Circa 1747-1760, the first state of seven. Etching and engraving on laid paper.
image: 16 7/16 x 22 in. (41.8 x 55.9cm)
[Robison, 41 I]

Provenance: Paul Prouté S.A, Paris, France.
Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Washington, D.C. (acquired directly from the above in 2004).

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