• The William F. Reilly Collecti auction at Christies

    Sale 2273

    The William F. Reilly Collection

    14 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 191

    Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) and Francesco Piranesi (1758/9-1810)

    Veduta del Piedestallo dell'Apoteosi di Antonio Pio e di Faustina, from Trofeo o sia magnifica colonna coclide (Wilton-Ely 713); and two companion plates from Vedute di Roma, later editions

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    Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) and Francesco Piranesi (1758/9-1810)
    Veduta del Piedestallo dell'Apoteosi di Antonio Pio e di Faustina, from Trofeo o sia magnifica colonna coclide (Wilton-Ely 713); and two companion plates from Vedute di Roma, later editions
    the first etching and engraving, circa 1774/79, probably published in Paris after 1800, on laid paper, with margins
    the first 19¼ x 28 in. (488 x 711 mm.) (3)


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