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Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778) Two Prints: Veduta del Tempio detto della Concordia

Auction:
2940B
Lot:
623
Sold for:
$554$450

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2940B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 07, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778)

Two Prints: Veduta del Tempio detto della Concordia
and Altra Veduta degli avanzi del Pronao del Tempio della Concordia
Signed "Cavalier Piranesi F." in the plates l.l.
Etching and engraving on paper, plate sizes 18 1/2 x 27 3/4 in. (47.0 x 70.5 cm), Veduta framed, Altra Veduta unframed.
Condition: Staining, minor toning and mat burn, Altra Veduta with a small tear to margin l.c., Veduta not examined out of frame.

Literature: Luigi Ficacci, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, The Complete Etchings (Koln: Taschen, 2000), pp. 745-6, cat. nos. 980 and 981.
Estimate $400-600


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