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Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778) Veduta degli avanzi del Foro di Nerva

Auction:
2631B
Lot:
470
Sold for:
$660$550

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2631B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778)

Veduta degli avanzi del Foro di Nerva, from Vedute di Roma
Signed in the plate "C. Piranesi, f." l.l., titled l.r. within the plate.
Engraving with etching on paper, image size 18 5/8 x 27 5/8 in. (47.2 x 70.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Center crease, small tear or break to paper surface l.c., foxing, subtle rippling, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $400-600

Small tear or break to surface of paper with1/2 inch visible above the edge of the mat in the center. Work was not opened to determine how far beneath the mat the tear/break may extend.

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Ancient Roman architecture, Graphic design, Piranesi, Veduta

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