Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Carceri d'Invenzione: Plate I
etching, circa 1749on laid paper, from the set of sixteen, Robison's eighth state (of nine), from the Third Edition, 1778-99, watermark Large Coat of Arms with Rampant Lion (?) (R. 64), with margins, the usual central horizontal fold, partially backed, one or two short repaired tears at the sheet edges, minor surface dirt, otherwise generally in good condition
P. 545 x 415mm., S. 740 x 525mm.