• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7839

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    31 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 71

    Giovanni Battista Piranesi

    The Villa d'Este, Tivoli, from: Vedute di Roma (H. 105; F. 826)

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    Giovanni Battista Piranesi
    The Villa d'Este, Tivoli, from: Vedute di Roma (H. 105; F. 826)
    etching, 1773, watermark Fleur-de-Lys in a Single Circle (Hind 1), Hind's first state (of three), before any numbers, from a contemporary Roman edition printed before 1778, with wide margins, with the usual central fold, several moisture stains, tears in the margins, two extending slightly into the subject, occasional paper losses at the sheet edges; with The Piazza del Quirinale, with the Statues of the Horse Tamers in Side View (H. 15; F. 732), etching, Hind's first state (of six), from the same edition
    P. 468 x 695 mm., S. 545 x 794 mm. (H. 105)
    P. 478 x 710 mm., S. 538 x 788 mm. (H. 15) (2)


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