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Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778), Four Framed Prints: Veduta della Basilica di S.Giovanni Laterano, Veduta della vasta F

Auction:
2975B
Lot:
630A
Sold for:
$554$450

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2975B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 13, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778)

Four Framed Prints: Veduta della Basilica di S.Giovanni Laterano, Veduta della vasta Fontana di Trevi anticamente detta l'Acqua Vergine, Veduta della Gran Curia Innocenziana, and Arco di Settimio Severo
Signed "Piranesi" variously in the plates l.l. or l.r., titled l.c. in the plates.
Etchings and engravings on cream-colored paper, plate sizes to 16 x 24 1/8 in. (40.7 x 61.3 cm).
Condition: Toning, Arco and Curia with rippling, not examined out of frames.
Estimate $300-400

Fontana di Trevi was opened to check the paper, which is a textured wove paper with a partial watermark "MILANO" Plate size is 15 3/4 x 21 1/4 in. (40.0 x 54.0 cm.)


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Keywords

S.Giovanni Laterano, Ancient Roman architecture, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Veduta, Visual arts

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