Lot 6538
Spring Auction: Asian, Interiors, Books & Prints 2019
PIRANESI, G.B. (Giovanni Battista) (1720-1778). “Rovine d’una Galleria di Statue nella Villa Adriana a Tivoli A. Avanzi di pitture a grottesco”.

Etched view with cartouche. Published by G.B. Piranesi (Rome, printed after 1770) with “Cavalier Piranesi del[ineavit] e inc[isit].” in the plate. Ca. 44,5 x 57,5 cm. Behind passepartout.

¶ Ficacci 964. Cf. Cicognara 3829. Probably a later impression of a large-sized view of the ruins of a gallery of statues at Hadrian’s Villa in Tivoli. The first edition was published in 1770 in Piranesi’s famous print-series “Vedute di Roma” (Views of Rome). – Outer blank margins cropped to the plate-mark, lower blank margin sl. frayed/ torn (partly repaired with paper on verso), but else in good condition.

€ 300,00
€ 500,00
€ 300,00

Hamerprijs: € 300