Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Italian, 1720–1778

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Italian, 1720–1778

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£2,750
Two Plates, from: Vedute di Roma, 1774
Sold on Nov 28, 2018
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etching, on laid paper
69.4 x 44.3 cm
Realized Price
£2,750
Auction Sale
Nov 28, 2018
Christie's
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Two Plates, from: Vedute di Roma, 1774
etching, on laid paper
Nov 28, 2018
Christie's
£2,750
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69.4 x 44.3 cm
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Nov 28, 2018
Christie's
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£2,750
£2,250
Six plates, from: Vedute di Roma, 1748
Sold on Nov 28, 2018
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six etchings, on laid paper
71.0 x 47.8 cm
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£2,250
Auction Sale
Nov 28, 2018
Christie's
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Six plates, from: Vedute di Roma, 1748
six etchings, on laid paper
Nov 28, 2018
Christie's
£2,250
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71.0 x 47.8 cm
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Nov 28, 2018
Christie's
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£2,250
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£30,000
CARCERI D’INVENZIONE (ROBISON 29-44)
Sold on Mar 27, 2018
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34 1/4 by 23 3/4 in
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£30,000
Auction Sale
Mar 27, 2018
Sotheby's
Description
The complete set, comprising 16 etchings with engraving and drypoint, circa 1749-61, rich, atmospheric to good impressions, some plates showing a little wear in the densely hatched areas, R. 29 VII/IX, R. 43 IV/VI, both from the contemporary Second Edition, Third Issue, published by the artist, Rome, with the Roman numerals and R. 29 before the second round of re-work; R. 33 V/VI, R. 37 VI/VII, R. 38 and R. 39 V/VI, R. 41 VI/VII, R. 44 II/III, all from the Second Edition, Second Issue, through early printings of the Fifth Edition early 1760s to circa 1835; R. 30 and R. 31 V/VI, R. 32 VI/VII, R. 34 V/VI, R. 35 VII/VIII, R. 36, R. 40 and R. 42 V/VI, from early printings of the Fifth Edition, 1835-1839, on paper with watermark combined Initial TF (Robison watermark 93), dated mid-1830s, the sheets loose, contained in two leather-bound cases each image: approx. 552 by 406mm 21 3/4 by 16in each sheet: approx. 870 by 603mm 34 1/4 by 23 3/4 in
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CARCERI D’INVENZIONE (ROBISON 29-44)
Mar 27, 2018
Sotheby's
£30,000
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34 1/4 by 23 3/4 in
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Mar 27, 2018
Sotheby's
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£30,000
Description
The complete set, comprising 16 etchings with engraving and drypoint, circa 1749-61, rich, atmospheric to good impressions, some plates showing a little wear in the densely hatched areas, R. 29 VII/IX, R. 43 IV/VI, both from the contemporary Second Edition, Third Issue, published by the artist, Rome, with the Roman numerals and R. 29 before the second round of re-work; R. 33 V/VI, R. 37 VI/VII, R. 38 and R. 39 V/VI, R. 41 VI/VII, R. 44 II/III, all from the Second Edition, Second Issue, through early printings of the Fifth Edition early 1760s to circa 1835; R. 30 and R. 31 V/VI, R. 32 VI/VII, R. 34 V/VI, R. 35 VII/VIII, R. 36, R. 40 and R. 42 V/VI, from early printings of the Fifth Edition, 1835-1839, on paper with watermark combined Initial TF (Robison watermark 93), dated mid-1830s, the sheets loose, contained in two leather-bound cases each image: approx. 552 by 406mm 21 3/4 by 16in each sheet: approx. 870 by 603mm 34 1/4 by 23 3/4 in
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£1,875
ST. PETER'S, WITH FORECOURT AND COLONNADES FOUNTAIN IN FOREGROUND; AND HADRIAN'S VILLA: THE CANOPUS (HIND 3, 90)
Sold on Mar 27, 2018
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Two etchings, 1748 and 1768 respectively, from Views of Rome, H. 3 the fifth state (of seven); and H. 90 the second state (of four), both from the First Paris Edition published by Francesco and Pietro Piranesi 1800-1807, H. 90 framed
20 1/2 by 28 1/2 in
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£1,875
Auction Sale
Mar 27, 2018
Sotheby's
Description
Two etchings, 1748 and 1768 respectively, from Views of Rome, H. 3 the fifth state (of seven); and H. 90 the second state (of four), both from the First Paris Edition published by Francesco and Pietro Piranesi 1800-1807, H. 90 framed H. 3 sheet: 520 by 730mm 20 1/2 by 20 3/4 in H.90 sheet: 520 by 725 mm 20 1/2 by 28 1/2 in
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ST. PETER'S, WITH FORECOURT AND COLONNADES FOUNTAIN IN FOREGROUND; AND HADRIAN'S VILLA: THE CANOPUS (HIND 3, 90)
Two etchings, 1748 and 1768 respectively, from Views of Rome, H. 3 the fifth state (of seven); and H. 90 the second state (of four), both from the First Paris Edition published by Francesco and Pietro Piranesi 1800-1807, H. 90 framed
Mar 27, 2018
Sotheby's
£1,875
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20 1/2 by 28 1/2 in
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Mar 27, 2018
Sotheby's
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£1,875
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Two etchings, 1748 and 1768 respectively, from Views of Rome, H. 3 the fifth state (of seven); and H. 90 the second state (of four), both from the First Paris Edition published by Francesco and Pietro Piranesi 1800-1807, H. 90 framed H. 3 sheet: 520 by 730mm 20 1/2 by 20 3/4 in H.90 sheet: 520 by 725 mm 20 1/2 by 28 1/2 in
£5,625
The Skeletons; The Triumphal Arch; The Tomb of Nero; The Monumental Tablet, 1745
Sold on Dec 18, 2017
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The complete set of four etchings with engraving and drypoint, on laid papers
54.0 x 39.0 cm
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£5,625
Auction Sale
Dec 18, 2017
Bonhams
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The Skeletons; The Triumphal Arch; The Tomb of Nero; The Monumental Tablet, 1745
The complete set of four etchings with engraving and drypoint, on laid papers
Dec 18, 2017
Bonhams
£5,625
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54.0 x 39.0 cm
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Dec 18, 2017
Bonhams
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£5,625
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VEDUTE DI ROMA: SEVENTEEN PLATES (HIND 6, 12-13, 20, 22-24, 26, 30, 32-3, 36, 83, 85, 90, 100, 106)
Sold on Sep 20, 2017
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22 1/2 by 31 7/8 in
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Auction Sale
Sep 20, 2017
Sotheby's
Description
17 etchings, 1748-76, very fine to very good impressions, H. 22-24, 26, 32, 100 from a Contemporary Roman edition (H. 32 from Hind’s Edition B (2) with added work, the rest from Edition (3), H. 22 (3)(b) with added work); H. 6, 12-13, 20, 30, 33, 36, 83, 85, 90, 106 from The First Paris Edition of 1800-1807, on fine laid papers, with Marble candelabrum (Wilton-Ely 911) and Three Vases (W. E. 937) , each framed Quantity: 19 each sheet: approx. 570 by 810mm 22 1/2 by 31 7/8 in
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VEDUTE DI ROMA: SEVENTEEN PLATES (HIND 6, 12-13, 20, 22-24, 26, 30, 32-3, 36, 83, 85, 90, 100, 106)
Sep 20, 2017
Sotheby's
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22 1/2 by 31 7/8 in
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Sep 20, 2017
Sotheby's
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17 etchings, 1748-76, very fine to very good impressions, H. 22-24, 26, 32, 100 from a Contemporary Roman edition (H. 32 from Hind’s Edition B (2) with added work, the rest from Edition (3), H. 22 (3)(b) with added work); H. 6, 12-13, 20, 30, 33, 36, 83, 85, 90, 106 from The First Paris Edition of 1800-1807, on fine laid papers, with Marble candelabrum (Wilton-Ely 911) and Three Vases (W. E. 937) , each framed Quantity: 19 each sheet: approx. 570 by 810mm 22 1/2 by 31 7/8 in
£6,250
Study of a seated man, 1778
Sold on Jul 5, 2017
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red chalk
8.5 x 8.6 cm
Realized Price
£6,250
Auction Sale
Jul 5, 2017
Christie's
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Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Mogliano Veneto 1720-1778 Venice) Study of a seated man red chalk 3 3/8 x 3 3/8 in. (8.5 x 8.6 cm.)
Study of a seated man, 1778
red chalk
Jul 5, 2017
Christie's
£6,250
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8.5 x 8.6 cm
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Jul 5, 2017
Christie's
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£6,250
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Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Mogliano Veneto 1720-1778 Venice) Study of a seated man red chalk 3 3/8 x 3 3/8 in. (8.5 x 8.6 cm.)
€3,300
Der Pfeiler mit der Lampe, 1749
Sold on May 19, 2017
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etching on laid paper
55.0 x 41.0 cm
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€3,300
Auction Sale
May 19, 2017
Karl & Faber
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Der Pfeiler mit der Lampe, 1749
etching on laid paper
May 19, 2017
Karl & Faber
€3,300
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55.0 x 41.0 cm
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May 19, 2017
Karl & Faber
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€3,300
€4,100
Der runde Turm, 1749
Sold on May 19, 2017
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etching on laid paper
41.0 x 55.0 cm
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€4,100
Auction Sale
May 19, 2017
Karl & Faber
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Der runde Turm, 1749
etching on laid paper
May 19, 2017
Karl & Faber
€4,100
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41.0 x 55.0 cm
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May 19, 2017
Karl & Faber
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€4,100
€880
Veduta degli Avanzi superiori delle Terme di Diocleziano, 1774
Sold on May 19, 2017
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Print
etching on firm laid paper
70.0 x 46.0 cm
Realized Price
€880
Auction Sale
May 19, 2017
Karl & Faber
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Veduta degli Avanzi superiori delle Terme di Diocleziano, 1774
etching on firm laid paper
May 19, 2017
Karl & Faber
€880
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70.0 x 46.0 cm
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May 19, 2017
Karl & Faber
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€880
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