Sale: 412 / Old Masters, Nov. 22. 2013 in Munich Lot 67

 
67
Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Blatt XII der sechzehnteiligen Folge der "Carceri d'Invenzione" (The Sawhorse), 1749.
Etching
Estimate:
€ 1,800 / $ 2,142
Sold:
€ 1,875 / $ 2.231

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Blatt XII der sechzehnteiligen Folge der "Carceri d'Invenzione" (The Sawhorse). 1749.
Etching.
Focillon 35. Hind 12 II (of III). Robison 38 V (of VI). Signed and Roman numbered in plate. Excellent strong impression on laid paper with broad margin around platemark and usual centerfold. 41,3 x 55,7 cm (16,2 x 21,9 in). Sheet: 60,5 x 89 cm (23,8 x 35 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. 1809. [CB].

PROVENANCE: Auction Karl und Faber, Munich, 28 November, 1974, lot 711 (illu. plate 54);
Collection Dr. Rolf Linnenkamp.

67
Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Blatt XII der sechzehnteiligen Folge der "Carceri d'Invenzione" (The Sawhorse), 1749.
Etching
Estimate:
€ 1,800 / $ 2,142
Sold:
€ 1,875 / $ 2.231

(incl. 25% surcharge)