Lot 35
  • 35

Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720-1778

Estimate
1,000 - 2,000 GBP
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2,880 GBP
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Description

  • Giovanni Battista Piranesi
  • the pyramid of caius cestius, with the porta s. paolo and adjoining road; and the portico of octavia: the entrance porch. interior (hind 35, 59)

Etchings, 1755 and 1760, two fine early impressions of Hind's first state (of six), on paper with a Fleur-de-Lys in single circle watermark, with margins, with the usual central vertical fold (remains of backing verso), in good condition apart from paper discoloration 
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