Sale: 412 / Old Masters, Nov. 22. 2013 in Munich Lot 62

 
62
Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Blatt IV der vierzehnteiligen Folge der "Invenzioni Capric di Carceri" (The Grand Piazza), 1749.
Etching
Estimate:
€ 5,000 / $ 5,500
Sold:
€ 17,500 / $ 19.250

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Blatt IV der vierzehnteiligen Folge der "Invenzioni Capric di Carceri" (The Grand Piazza). 1749.
Etching.
Focillon 27. Hind 4 I (of III). Robison 31 I (of V). Excellent impression of first state before signature and number. On laid paper with watermark "Fleur de lys" and broad margin around platemark as well as with normal centerfold. 54,4 x 41,1 cm (21,4 x 16,1 in). Sheet: 76,2 x 53 cm (30 x 20,9 in).
State of first edition, published by Giovanni Bouchard 1749-1760. Still before the image was changed. [CB].

PROVENANCE: Auction Karl und Faber, Munich, 29 November, 1979, lot 940;
Collection Dr. Rolf Linnenkamp.

62
Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Blatt IV der vierzehnteiligen Folge der "Invenzioni Capric di Carceri" (The Grand Piazza), 1749.
Etching
Estimate:
€ 5,000 / $ 5,500
Sold:
€ 17,500 / $ 19.250

(incl. 25% surcharge)