Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778) A Small Collection of Etchings of Rome The Temple of Portunus (The Round Temple near S.M. in Cosmedin)(H47), 1758, the second state of five, 400 x 595mm, The Waterall at Tivoli(H75), 1765, the second state of five, 475 x 703mm, Palazzo della Consulta(H22), 1729, the fourth state of six, 405 x 610mm, Grand'Urno di Porfido(F304), 395 x 600mm, Mausoleum of Augustus from Antichita Romane, 395 x 520mm, plus one by Francesco Piranesi, Hadrian's Villa: The So-Called Heliocaminus(H133), 1777, the first state of three, all on thick watermarked laid, the last two have the full sheets, the rest have trimmed margins  6 unframed
Lot 9
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778) A Small Collection of Etchings of Rome The Temple of Portunus (The Round Temple near S.M. in Cosmedin)(H47), 1758, the second state of five, 400 x 595mm, The Waterall at Tivoli(H75), 1765, the second state of five, 475 x 703mm, Palazzo della Consulta(H22), 1729, the fourth state of six, 405 x 610mm, Grand'Urno di Porfido(F304), 395 x 600mm, Mausoleum of Augustus from Antichita Romane, 395 x 520mm, plus one by Francesco Piranesi, Hadrian's Villa: The So-Called Heliocaminus(H133), 1777, the first state of three, all on thick watermarked laid, the last two have the full sheets, the rest have trimmed margins 6 unframed
Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,802) inc. premium
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Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778)
A Small Collection of Etchings of Rome
The Temple of Portunus (The Round Temple near S.M. in Cosmedin)(H47), 1758, the second state of five, 400 x 595mm, The Waterall at Tivoli(H75), 1765, the second state of five, 475 x 703mm, Palazzo della Consulta(H22), 1729, the fourth state of six, 405 x 610mm, Grand'Urno di Porfido(F304), 395 x 600mm, Mausoleum of Augustus from Antichita Romane, 395 x 520mm, plus one by Francesco Piranesi, Hadrian's Villa: The So-Called Heliocaminus(H133), 1777, the first state of three, all on thick watermarked laid, the last two have the full sheets, the rest have trimmed margins (6) (unframed)
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