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PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista (1720-1778) and Francesco PIRANESI (circa 1756 -1810)
PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista (1720-1778) and Francesco PIRANESI (circa 1756 -1810)

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PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista (1720-1778) and Francesco PIRANESI (circa 1756 -1810)

Différentes vues de quelques Restes de trois grands Edifices qui subsistent encore dans le milieu de l'ancienne Ville de Pesto autrement Posidinia qui est situe dans la Lucanie (Wilton-Ely 717-737)

the complete set of 21 etchings including title, 1778, very fine, rich and early impressions of the only state (plate XII second version), watermarks BRACCIANO and Large Coat of Arms with Rampant Lion (R. 59 and 64, dated mid 1770-90s), with margins, plate IV with a tear at lower center, plate XIV with a small hole at upper right corner, some sheets with minor staining in the margins, generally in good condition, bound in contemporary Italian blue boards with vellum spine with title in brown ink
Overall: 21 1/8 x 16¼ in. (536 x 414 mm.)
Sheets: 21¼ x 29 1/8 in. (539 x 740 mm.)

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