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Auction: Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints
was auctioned on: 2 October 2008
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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI

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Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000
ca. US$6,776 - US$10,164
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 15, Views: 9

Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720 - 1778 FRONTISPIECE, WITH STATUE OF MINERVA; THE FONTANA DI TREVI; AND THE THEATRE OF MARCELLUS (H. 2, 19 ,33) Etchings, circa 1748-1757, three plates from the Vedute di Roma, fine impressions of the third state (of seven), all contemporary Roman editions, Hind's state B3, on paper with a Fleur-de-Lys in Double Circle watermark, with margins, H. 2 with narrow margins at top, usual central vertical fold, occasional handling creases, very few fox marks and very slight surface dirt, otherwise in generally good condition; and S. Paolo Fuori Le Mura (H. 6), from the Vedute di Roma, fine impression of the fourth state (of seven), Hind's state C, on paper with a Fleur-de-Lys in Double Circle watermark, with margins, usual central vertical fold, in generally good condition Quantity: 4 Sheet: each circa 520 by 720mm; 20 1/2 by 28 3/8 in

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Sotheby's
Title: Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints
Date of the auction: 2 Oct 2008
Address: Sotheby's
London