• Old Master, Decorative, Modern auction at Christies

    Sale 5867

    Old Master, Decorative, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    16 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 197

    Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)

    S. Paolo Fuori le Mura Interior; The Piazza della Rotonda, with the Pantheon and Obelisk; The smaller harbour, called The Porto di Ripetta; The Ponte and Castel S. Angelo; The Theatre of Marcellus; The Capitol and the steps of S. Maria in Aracoeli; The so-called Temple of Fortuna Virilis; and The Temple of Antoninus and Faustina

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    Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)
    S. Paolo Fuori le Mura Interior; The Piazza della Rotonda, with the Pantheon and Obelisk; The smaller harbour, called The Porto di Ripetta; The Ponte and Castel S. Angelo; The Theatre of Marcellus; The Capitol and the steps of S. Maria in Aracoeli; The so-called Temple of Fortuna Virilis; and The Temple of Antoninus and Faustina
    etchings, published Rome
    S. 19 7/8 x 26½in. (50.5 x 67.3cm.) (8)


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    Literature

    Hind 7 (i/vii), 17 (i/vii), 28 (i/viii), 29 (i/vi), 33 (i/vii), 38 (i/v), 46 (iii/vii), 49 (i/vi)