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    Sale 7574

    Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

    24 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 74

    Giovanni Battista Piranesi

    Vedute di Roma: Eight Plates

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Giovanni Battista Piranesi
    Vedute di Roma: Eight Plates
    etchings, 1744-66, eight plates from the series, good clear impressions, H. 108 first state, H. 29 second state, H. 40, 54 and 56 third state, H.3 and 17 fourth state, on laid paper, watermark Fleur-de-Lys in a Double Circle (wmk H. 3), with wide margins, some with a few skilfully repaired tears towards the sheet edges, otherwise all apparently in very good condition, two examined out of their frames
    Image 469 x 701 mm. (and similar), Sheet 534 x 755 mm. (and similar) (8)


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    Literature

    Hind 3, 17, 29, 39, 40, 54, 56, 108