Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Italian, 1720–1778

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi

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Italian, 1720–1778

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£3,000
Three Plates, from: Vedute di Roma, 1777
Sold on Jan 28, 2021
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etching, on laid paper, on thick laid paper
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£3,000
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Jan 28, 2021
Christie's
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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI (1720-1778) including: Veduta di un Eliocamino per abitarvi l'Inverno nella Villa Adriana, etching, 1777, on laid paper, watermark Fleur-de-Lys in a Double Circle with Letter B (Hind 3, Robison 34), a very fine and rich impression of Hind's first state (of three); and Interno del Tempio d.o di Canopo nella Villa Adriana, etching, 1776, on thick laid paper, apparently without watermark, a very fine impression of Hind's first state (of three); andVeduta interna dell'antico Tempio di Bacco, in oggi chiesa di S. Urbano, etching, 1767, on thick laid paper, watermark Fleur-de-Lys in a Double Circle with Letter B (Hind 3, Robison 34), a fine impression of Hind's second state (of four) Plate 423 x 603 mm., Sheet 556 x 790 mm. (H. 133) Plate 454 x 583 mm., Sheet 558 x 789 mm. (H. 131) Plate 425 x 606 mm., Sheet 546 x 794 mm. (H. 81) Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Three Plates, from: Vedute di Roma, 1777
etching, on laid paper, on thick laid paper
Jan 28, 2021
Christie's
£3,000
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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI (1720-1778) including: Veduta di un Eliocamino per abitarvi l'Inverno nella Villa Adriana, etching, 1777, on laid paper, watermark Fleur-de-Lys in a Double Circle with Letter B (Hind 3, Robison 34), a very fine and rich impression of Hind's first state (of three); and Interno del Tempio d.o di Canopo nella Villa Adriana, etching, 1776, on thick laid paper, apparently without watermark, a very fine impression of Hind's first state (of three); andVeduta interna dell'antico Tempio di Bacco, in oggi chiesa di S. Urbano, etching, 1767, on thick laid paper, watermark Fleur-de-Lys in a Double Circle with Letter B (Hind 3, Robison 34), a fine impression of Hind's second state (of four) Plate 423 x 603 mm., Sheet 556 x 790 mm. (H. 133) Plate 454 x 583 mm., Sheet 558 x 789 mm. (H. 131) Plate 425 x 606 mm., Sheet 546 x 794 mm. (H. 81) Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
£2,750
Two Plates, from: Vedute di Roma, 1771
Sold on Jan 28, 2021
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£2,750
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Jan 28, 2021
Christie's
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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI (1720-1778) including: Tempio detto volgarmente di Giano, etching, 1771, on laid paper, indistinct watermark Fleurs-de-Lys in single Circle, a very fine, dark impression of Hind's first state (of four); and Altra Veduta del Tempio della Sibilla in Tivoli, etching, 1761, on laid paper, apparently without watermark, a fine impression of Hind's second state (of four) Plate 474 x 707 mm., Sheet 540 x 772 mm. (H. 96) Plate 620 x 441 mm., Sheet 794 x 535 mm. (H. 63) Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Two Plates, from: Vedute di Roma, 1771
etching, on laid paper
Jan 28, 2021
Christie's
£2,750
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Christie's
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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI (1720-1778) including: Tempio detto volgarmente di Giano, etching, 1771, on laid paper, indistinct watermark Fleurs-de-Lys in single Circle, a very fine, dark impression of Hind's first state (of four); and Altra Veduta del Tempio della Sibilla in Tivoli, etching, 1761, on laid paper, apparently without watermark, a fine impression of Hind's second state (of four) Plate 474 x 707 mm., Sheet 540 x 772 mm. (H. 96) Plate 620 x 441 mm., Sheet 794 x 535 mm. (H. 63) Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
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Standing Man with a Walking Stick Wearing a Tricorn Hat, 1753
Sold on Jan 27, 2021
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Black chalk
11.0 x 17.9 cm
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Jan 27, 2021
Sotheby's
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Black chalk; bears later literature reference with date in pencil, verso: von ? p. 87 / c1753 179 by 110 mm; 7 by 4 1/4 in
Standing Man with a Walking Stick Wearing a Tricorn Hat, 1753
Black chalk
Jan 27, 2021
Sotheby's
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11.0 x 17.9 cm
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Jan 27, 2021
Sotheby's
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Black chalk; bears later literature reference with date in pencil, verso: von ? p. 87 / c1753 179 by 110 mm; 7 by 4 1/4 in
£3,570
Six Plates, from: Vedute di Roma (Hind 19,21,39,50,54,58)
Sold on Dec 15, 2020
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3.0 cm
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£3,570
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Dec 15, 2020
Bonhams
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Veduta del Castello dell'Acqua Paola sul Monte Aureo, state II of V, Veduta del Campidoglio di Fianco, state II of VI, Veduta della vasta Fontana di Trevi, state III of VII, Veduta dell'Atrio del Portico di Ottavia, state IV of VII, Tempi del Sole e della Luna, state III of VI, Arco di Settimio Severo, state III of VI, on heavy laid paper, watermark Fleur-de-lys in circle (H.3), with wide margins, trimmed upper sheet edges, light-staining and foxing, generally in good condition Plates 410 x 545mm. (16 1/8 x 21 1/2in.); Sheets 530 x 732mm. (20 7/8 x 28 7/8in.)(6)
Six Plates, from: Vedute di Roma (Hind 19,21,39,50,54,58)
print, on heavy laid paper
Dec 15, 2020
Bonhams
£3,570
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Dec 15, 2020
Bonhams
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£3,570
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Veduta del Castello dell'Acqua Paola sul Monte Aureo, state II of V, Veduta del Campidoglio di Fianco, state II of VI, Veduta della vasta Fontana di Trevi, state III of VII, Veduta dell'Atrio del Portico di Ottavia, state IV of VII, Tempi del Sole e della Luna, state III of VI, Arco di Settimio Severo, state III of VI, on heavy laid paper, watermark Fleur-de-lys in circle (H.3), with wide margins, trimmed upper sheet edges, light-staining and foxing, generally in good condition Plates 410 x 545mm. (16 1/8 x 21 1/2in.); Sheets 530 x 732mm. (20 7/8 x 28 7/8in.)(6)
£3,570
Seven Plates, from Vedute di Roma (Hind 15,16,43,45,46,49,51)
Sold on Dec 15, 2020
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3.0 cm
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£3,570
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Dec 15, 2020
Bonhams
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Veduta della Curia Ostilia, state III of VI, Veduta degli Avanzi del Tablino della Casa Aurea di Nerone, state III of VI, Veduta del Tempio della Fortuna Virile, state III of VII, Veduta del Tempio d'Antonio e Faustina in Campo Vaccino, state III of VI, Colonna Trajana, state III of VII, Veduta della Piazza di Monte Cavallo, state IV of VI, Veduta di Piazza Navona, state IV of VII, on heavy laid paper, watermark Fleur-de-lys in circle (H.3), with wide margins, trimmed upper sheet edges, light-staining and foxing, generally in good condition Plates 410 x 545mm. (16 1/8 x 21 1/2in.); Sheets 530 x 732mm. (20 7/8 x 28 7/8in.)(7)
Seven Plates, from Vedute di Roma (Hind 15,16,43,45,46,49,51)
print, on heavy laid paper
Dec 15, 2020
Bonhams
£3,570
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3.0 cm
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Dec 15, 2020
Bonhams
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£3,570
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Veduta della Curia Ostilia, state III of VI, Veduta degli Avanzi del Tablino della Casa Aurea di Nerone, state III of VI, Veduta del Tempio della Fortuna Virile, state III of VII, Veduta del Tempio d'Antonio e Faustina in Campo Vaccino, state III of VI, Colonna Trajana, state III of VII, Veduta della Piazza di Monte Cavallo, state IV of VI, Veduta di Piazza Navona, state IV of VII, on heavy laid paper, watermark Fleur-de-lys in circle (H.3), with wide margins, trimmed upper sheet edges, light-staining and foxing, generally in good condition Plates 410 x 545mm. (16 1/8 x 21 1/2in.); Sheets 530 x 732mm. (20 7/8 x 28 7/8in.)(7)
£3,187
Seven Plates, from Vedute di Roma (Hind 14,17,20,26,32,38,41)
Sold on Dec 15, 2020
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54.5 x 41.0 cm
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£3,187
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Dec 15, 2020
Bonhams
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Veduta della Piazza della Rotonda, state III of VII, Veduta del Sito, ov'era l'antico Foro Romano, state III of VII, Veduta del Romano Campidoglio con scalinata che va alla Chiesa d'Araceli, state II of V, Veduta della Dogana di Terra a Piazza di Pietra, state III of VI, Veduta della Piazza del Popolo, state III of VII, Veduta del Palazzo Odescalchi, state II of V, Veduta del Castello dell'Acqua Felice, state II of V, on heavy laid paper, watermark Fleur-de-lys in circle (H.3), with wide margins, trimmed upper sheet edges, light-staining and foxing, generally in good condition Plates 410 x 545mm. (16 1/8 x 21 1/2in.); Sheets 530 x 732mm. (20 7/8 x 28 7/8in)(7)
Seven Plates, from Vedute di Roma (Hind 14,17,20,26,32,38,41)
print on heavy laid paper
Dec 15, 2020
Bonhams
£3,187
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54.5 x 41.0 cm
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Dec 15, 2020
Bonhams
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£3,187
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Veduta della Piazza della Rotonda, state III of VII, Veduta del Sito, ov'era l'antico Foro Romano, state III of VII, Veduta del Romano Campidoglio con scalinata che va alla Chiesa d'Araceli, state II of V, Veduta della Dogana di Terra a Piazza di Pietra, state III of VI, Veduta della Piazza del Popolo, state III of VII, Veduta del Palazzo Odescalchi, state II of V, Veduta del Castello dell'Acqua Felice, state II of V, on heavy laid paper, watermark Fleur-de-lys in circle (H.3), with wide margins, trimmed upper sheet edges, light-staining and foxing, generally in good condition Plates 410 x 545mm. (16 1/8 x 21 1/2in.); Sheets 530 x 732mm. (20 7/8 x 28 7/8in)(7)
£637
Veduta del tempio detto della Concordia (Hind 109), 1774
Sold on Dec 10, 2020
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Etching
70.5 x 47.0 cm
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£637
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Dec 10, 2020
Bonhams
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Etching, 1774, on heavy laid, a first state Paris Edition impression, with the central vertical fold, with small margins, 470 x 705mm (18 1/2 x 27 3/4in)(PL)(unframed)
Veduta del tempio detto della Concordia (Hind 109), 1774
Etching
Dec 10, 2020
Bonhams
£637
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70.5 x 47.0 cm
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Dec 10, 2020
Bonhams
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£637
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Etching, 1774, on heavy laid, a first state Paris Edition impression, with the central vertical fold, with small margins, 470 x 705mm (18 1/2 x 27 3/4in)(PL)(unframed)
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Veduta del tempio detto della Concordia (Hind 109), 1774
Sold on Oct 7, 2020
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Etching, on heavy laid paper
70.5 x 47.0 cm
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Price not available
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Oct 7, 2020
Bonhams
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Etching, 1774, on heavy laid, a first state Paris Edition impression, with the central vertical fold, with small margins, 470 x 705mm (18 1/2 x 27 3/4in)(PL)(unframed)
Veduta del tempio detto della Concordia (Hind 109), 1774
Etching, on heavy laid paper
Oct 7, 2020
Bonhams
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70.5 x 47.0 cm
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Oct 7, 2020
Bonhams
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Etching, 1774, on heavy laid, a first state Paris Edition impression, with the central vertical fold, with small margins, 470 x 705mm (18 1/2 x 27 3/4in)(PL)(unframed)
$1,083
The Forum of Nerva..; The Arch of Janus..; The Temple of Saturn..; The Baths of Trajan, 1770
Sold on Sep 29, 2020
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Engravings, on laid paper
71.5 x 48.0 cm
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$1,083
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Sep 29, 2020
Bonhams
Description
4 Plates, from Views of Rome (H. 95; 96; 110; 127), 1770-76 Engravings, on laid paper, 3 impressions with 'fleurs-de-lys in double ring' watermark (R. 33; 42), with margins, (H. 96) laid down, each framed. Titles include: The Forum of Nerva..; The Arch of Janus..; The Temple of Saturn..; The Baths of Trajan.. (4) each plate approx. 18 7/8 x 28 1/8in (48 x 71.5cm)
The Forum of Nerva..; The Arch of Janus..; The Temple of Saturn..; The Baths of Trajan, 1770
Engravings, on laid paper
Sep 29, 2020
Bonhams
$1,083
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71.5 x 48.0 cm
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Sep 29, 2020
Bonhams
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$1,083
Description
4 Plates, from Views of Rome (H. 95; 96; 110; 127), 1770-76 Engravings, on laid paper, 3 impressions with 'fleurs-de-lys in double ring' watermark (R. 33; 42), with margins, (H. 96) laid down, each framed. Titles include: The Forum of Nerva..; The Arch of Janus..; The Temple of Saturn..; The Baths of Trajan.. (4) each plate approx. 18 7/8 x 28 1/8in (48 x 71.5cm)
€896
“Veduta del Tempio detto della Concordia”, 1774
Sold on Apr 3, 2020
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etching, mounted
70.5 x 47.0 cm
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€896
Auction Sale
Apr 3, 2020
Dorotheum
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“Veduta del Tempio detto della Concordia”, 1774
etching, mounted
Apr 3, 2020
Dorotheum
€896
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70.5 x 47.0 cm
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Apr 3, 2020
Dorotheum
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€896
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