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    Sale 7570

    Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    2 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 50

    Giovanni Battista Piranesi and Francesco Piranesi (circa 1758-1810)

    Différentes Vues de quelques Restes de trois Grands Edifices...de l'ancienne Ville de Pesto (F. 583-4, 586, 589-90, 592, 594; W.-E. 718-9, 721, 724-5, 727, 729)

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    Giovanni Battista Piranesi and Francesco Piranesi (circa 1758-1810)
    Différentes Vues de quelques Restes de trois Grands Edifices...de l'ancienne Ville de Pesto (F. 583-4, 586, 589-90, 592, 594; W.-E. 718-9, 721, 724-5, 727, 729)
    etchings, 1778-9, seven plates from the set of twenty, on heavy laid paper, watermark Fleur-de-Lys in a Double Circle (cf. Robison 36), with margins, the usual central fold, pale time staining, remains of old hinging tape at the sheet edges verso and along the central fold verso, two examined out of the frames, generally in good condition
    P. 476 x 675 mm., S. 499 x 696 mm. (and similar) (7)


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