Lot 9
  • 9

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
Sold
5,250 GBP
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Description

  • Giovanni Battista Piranesi
  • Views of Rome: 10 plates (Hind 13, 18, 20, 22, 26, 32, 40, 47, 49, 58)
  • etchings
Ten etchings, 1729-60, H. 13 first state (of four), H. 18, 20, 22, 26, 47 second states (of eight, five or six), H. 32, 40, 49 third states (of six), H. 58 fourth state (of seven), all contemporary Roman editions, H. 13, 18, 20, 22, 26 and 58 on paper with a Fleur-de-Lys in Double Circle watermark, H. 32 with an indistinct watermark, possibly a Fleur-de-Lys in Single Circle watermark

Catalogue Note

This lot includes the following subjects:
S. Sebastiano (Hind 13);
The Piazza di Spagna (H. 18);
The Fontana dell'Acqua Felice (H. 20);
The Palazzo della Consulta (H. 22);
The Palazzo Odescalchi (H. 26);
The Hadrianeum (once used as a custom house) in the Piazza di Pietra (H. 32):
The Forum Romanum, or Campo Vaccino, from the Capitol, with the Arch of Septimius Severus in the foreground L. (H. 40);
The Temple of Portunus (?) (The round temple near S. Maria in Cosmedin) (H. 47);
The Temple of Antoninus and Faustina (H. 49);
The Portico of Octavia: The entrance porch. Exterior. (H. 58)
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