• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7839

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    31 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 73

    Giovanni Battista Piranesi

    Ten Plates, from: Vedute di Roma

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    Giovanni Battista Piranesi
    Ten Plates, from: Vedute di Roma
    comprising The Capital and the Steps of Santa Maria in Aracoeli (H. 38; F. 807), Hind's third state (of five), Santa Maria Maggiore with the Column from the Basilica of Constantine in the Foreground (H. 9; F. 791), Hind's fourth state (of six), The Piazza del Quirinale, with the Statues of the Horse Tamers in Side View (H. 15; F. 808), Hind's fifth state (of six), The Piazza Navona, with Sant' Agnese on the Right (H. 16; F. 806), Hind's fifth state (of six), The Piazza della Rotonda, with the Pantheon and Obelisk (H. 17; F. 796), Hind's fourth state (of seven), The Piazza di Spagna (H. 18; F. 79), Hind's fifth state (of eight), The Fontana di Trevi (H. 19; F. 797), Hind's fourth state (of seven), The Smaller Harbour, called the Porto di Ripetta (H. 28; F. 814), Hind's fourth state (of eight), The Hadrianeum in the Piazza di Pietra (H. 32; F. 821), Hind's third state (of six) and A Corner of the Forum Romanum (H. 41; F. 801), Hind's fourth state (of seven); etchings, H. 17-19, 28, 32 and 41 from a contemporary Roman edition printed before 1778, the remainder from the First Paris Edition, 1800-07
    P. 445 x 600 mm., S. 473 x 670 mm. (and smaller) (10)


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