Sale: 412 / Old Masters, Nov. 22. 2013 in Munich Lot 66

 
66
Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Blatt VI der sechzehnteiligen Folge der "Carceri d'Invenzione" (The Smoking Fire), 1749.
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Lot description
Blatt VI der sechzehnteiligen Folge der "Carceri d'Invenzione" (The Smoking Fire). 1749.
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Focillon 29. Hind 6 II (of III). Robison 32 IV (of VI). Signed and Roman numbered in plate. Excellent strong impression on laid paper with broad margin around platemark and usual centerfold. 54,5 x 40 cm (21,4 x 15,7 in). Sheet: 75,3 x 54,5 cm (29,6 x 21,5 in).
State of second editionon, which Piranesi published himself and increased it from fourteen to sixteen sheets. The second volume of this second edition was published in the early 1760s. [CB].

PROVENANCE: Karl und Faber, Munich, sales exhibition Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1982, cat. no. 6.
Collection Dr. Rolf Linnenkamp.

66
Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Blatt VI der sechzehnteiligen Folge der "Carceri d'Invenzione" (The Smoking Fire), 1749.
Etching
Estimate:
€ 2,000 / $ 2,200
Sold:
€ 4,375 / $ 4.812

(incl. 25% surcharge)