Sale: 412 / Old Masters, Nov. 22. 2013 in Munich Lot 65

 
65
Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Blatt IV der sechzehnteiligen Folge der "Carceri d'Invenzione" (The Grand Piazza), 1749.
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Lot description
Blatt IV der sechzehnteiligen Folge der "Carceri d'Invenzione" (The Grand Piazza). 1749.
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Focillon 27. Hind 4 II (of III). Robison 31 V (of VI). Signed and Roman numbered in plate. Excellent impression on laid paper with watermark Robison 93. With full margins around platemark and normal centerfold. 54,5 x 41,3 cm (21,4 x 16,2 in). Sheet: 88 x 61 cm (34,6 x 24 in).
State of second editionon, which Piranesi published himself and increased it from fourteen to sixteen sheets. The fourth volume of this second edition was published from the mid 1770s up until ca. 1835. [CB].

PROVENANCE: Auction Karl und Faber, Munich, 28 November, 1974, lot 709 (illu. plate 55).
Collection Dr. Rolf Linnenkamp.

65
Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Blatt IV der sechzehnteiligen Folge der "Carceri d'Invenzione" (The Grand Piazza), 1749.
Etching
Estimate:
€ 1,800 / $ 1,980
Sold:
€ 4,750 / $ 5.225

(incl. 25% surcharge)