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Piranesi, Giovanni Battista (1720-1778) Three Restruck Etchings.

Auction:
2950B
Lot:
494
Sold for:
$215$175

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2950B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Piranesi, Giovanni Battista (1720-1778) Three Restruck Etchings. Including: Veduta dell'Arco di Settimio Severo (View of the Arch of Septimius Severus [with the Temple of Saturn in the background]) printed on wove paper; Veduta del Pantheon d'Agrippa (View of the Pantheon of Agrippa) printed on heavy wove paper, formerly torn in half horizontally, repaired on verso; [and] Veduta degli avanzi del Tablino della Casa aurea di Nerone (Basilica of Maxentius and Constantine) printed on heavy wove paper, tears repaired on verso; all later restrikes from Vedute di Roma with condition issues, the latter two with the blind stamp of a re-publisher in Rome, decorative, sizes vary. (3)
Estimate $200-300


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Giovanni Battista, Landscape art, Pantheon, Rome, Veduta, Wove paper

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