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    Sale 5905

    Christie's Interiors

    7 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 382

    Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)

    Hadrian's Villa: The Apse of the so-called Hall of the Philosophers; and The Remains of the so-called Pretorio

    Price Realised  

    Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)
    Hadrian's Villa: The Apse of the so-called Hall of the Philosophers; and The Remains of the so-called Pretorio
    etchings, both first state of three, 1774
    S. 17½ x 22¼in. (44.5 x 56.6cm.)
    S. 18 x 25¼in. (45.7 x 64.2cm.) (2)


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