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Auction: Old Master Prints
was auctioned on: 6 December 2012
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Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)

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Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000
ca. US$4,844 - US$8,074
Price realised:  £4,000
ca. US$6,459
Lot number 83, Views: 19

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)
Veduta del Tempio della Sibilla in Tivoli, from: Vedute di Roma (Hind 61; Wilton-Ely 194)
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) Veduta del Tempio della Sibilla in Tivoli, from: Vedute di Roma (Hind 61; Wilton-Ely 194) etching, 1761, watermark Fleur-de-Lys in a Double Circle (probably R. 35), Hind's first state (of five), with wide margins on three sides, a smaller margin above, few short tears at sheet edges, minor surface dirt in the margins, generally in good condition; with Veduta del Tempio di Cibele, from: Vedute di Roma (H. 47; W.-E. 181), etching, 1758, watermark Fleur-de-Lys in a Double Circle, a slightly later state, with Bouchard's address (not recorded in Hind), with margins; and Veduta del Pantheon d' Agrippa oggi Chiesa di S. Maria ad Martyres, from: Vedute di Roma (H. 60; W.E. 193) etching, 1741-1748, watermark Fleur-de-Lys in a Double Circle, Hind's first state (of five), trimmed within the borderline at upper right, otherwise just outside the platemark, all from contemporary Roman editions before 1778 P. 425 x 635 mm., S. 610 x 720 mm. P. 400 x 600 mm., S. 435 x 625 mm. P., S. 483 x 700 mm. (3)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Old Master Prints
Date of the auction: 6 Dec 2012
Address: Christie's
6 December 2012, London, King Street