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    Sale 7586

    West ~ East - The Niall Hobhouse Collection

    22 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 262

    GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI (1720-1778)

    A prospect of Trajan's column

    Price Realised  

    GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI (1720-1778)
    A prospect of Trajan's column
    etching, on six sheets, good impression on wove paper with contemporary early 19th Century backing and hangers
    112½ in. x 26½ in. (286 x 67.5 cm.)


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this print is in fact of The Column of Marcus Aurelius and not Trajan's Column, as stated in the catalogue, and is early 19th Century. The backing is 20th Century, and not 19th Century as stated in the catalogue.