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Lot 3628 - A198 Old Master Prints - Friday, 01. October 2021, 10.30 AM

GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI

(Mogliano Veneto 1720 – 1778 Rome)
The Sawhorse, 1749. From the series: Carceri d’invenzione.
Etching.
Engraved signature below the left corner: Piranesi F.; engraved numbering upper right: XII.
41 x 55.3 cm (sheet size: 49.5 x 65.7 cm). Framed.

Hind 12 II (of III). – Outstanding deep black, strong and clear impression with broad margins. The vertical slightly flattened central fold with backed tears on the upper and lower margins. The margins with slightly stronger discolouration, wear and individual closed tears and small holes. Verso with slightly stronger browning in parts. The picture, however, predominantly in very fine condition.


CHF 800 / 1 200 | (€ 820 / 1 240)

Sold for CHF 3 500 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.