GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI (1720-1778)
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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI (1720-1778)

The round Tower, from: Carceri

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI (1720-1778)
The round Tower, from: Carceri
etching with engraving and open-bite or sulphur tinting, circa 1749, on laid paper, with a very indistinct Single Circle watermark (possibly Robison 2), a very fine, luminous and lightly tonal impression of Robison's first state (of six), from the First Edition, probably first or second issue, without the ink-dabbing on the wall at right usually found in the third issue, trimmed inside the platemark but retaining a fillet of paper outside the borderline, two pinholes at the upper right sheet corner, otherwise in very good condition
Sheet 540 x 408 mm.
Literature
Focillon 26; Hind 3; Robison 30
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