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Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778) Veduta del Romano Campidoglio.../Architettura di Michelangelo Bonaroti

Auction:
2570M
Lot:
69
Sold for:
$444$375

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Auction:
Discovery - 2570M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 16, 2011 2:00PM

Description:

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778)

Veduta del Romano Campidoglio.../Architettura di Michelangelo Bonaroti. Signed "Piranesi del. Scol." in the plate l.r. Engraving on paper, plate size 16 x 21 1/2 in., framed. Condition: Center crease, rippling, mild foxing, not examined out of frame.

N.B. The full title translates to The Capitoline Hill with the steps to S. Maria in Aracoeli. The print is #885 in Luigi Ficacci, Piranesi, The Complete Etchings (New York: Taschen, c. 2000), p. 692.
Estimate $150-200

Center crease, toning, foxing, rippling, staining to l.c., not examined out of frame. No visible watermark.

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Capitoline Hill, Ancient Roman architecture, Michelangelo, Piranesi, Veduta

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