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Lot 3646 - A184 Old Master Prints - Friday, 23. March 2018, 10.30 AM

PIRANESI, GIOVANNI BATTISTA

(Mogliano near Mestre 1720 - 1778 Rome)
The flat relief with the lions. Sheet V of the series "Carceri". Circa 1760.
Etching.
Engraved signature lower right: Piranesi f.
56 x 41 cm. Framed.

Hind V I (of II). - Splendid, deep black, strong and even impression with small margin (approx. 0.5 cm) around the plate mark. The top left corner, lower right corner and the lower left margin with small paper losses. Scattered small tears in the margins, partially extending slightly into the image. The centre of the right margin with larger tear (approx. 10 cm). Even subtle foxing and with traces of wear. Despite condition defects, still an overall good impression.


CHF 1 000 / 1 500 | (€ 930 / 1 400)

Sold for CHF 1 875 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.