Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778)
Lion Bas Relief, Pl. V, from Carceri d'invenzione (WE. 30; R. 44; H. 5), 1745
Etching on wove paper, Hind's second (final) state, with margins, in good condition aside from light-, mat- and backboard staining, foxing, old archival tape joining two sheets, 3 5/8in of lower margin folded in, handling creases, surface soiling, framed.
22 x 16 1/4in
sheet 30 1/8 x 21 1/4in