Sale: 412 / Old Masters, Nov. 22. 2013 in Munich Lot 63

 
63
Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Blatt II der sechzehnteiligen Folge der "Carceri d'Invenzione" (The Man on the Rack), 1749.
Etching
Estimate:
€ 2,000 / $ 2,380
Sold:
€ 2,250 / $ 2.677

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Blatt II der sechzehnteiligen Folge der "Carceri d'Invenzione" (The Man on the Rack). 1749.
Etching.
Focillon 25. Hind 2. Robison 43 V (of VI). Signed, Roman numbered and inscribed in plate. Excellent fine impressiopn on laid paper with watermark Robison 93, with broad margin around platemark and normal centerfold. 56 x 41,5 cm (22 x 16,3 in). Sheet: 75,8 x 54,3 cm (29,8 x 21,4 in).
This sheet has only been part of the series as of the second edition, which Piranesi published himself and increased it from fourteen to sixteen sheets and gave it a new title. The first volume of this second edition was published in 1761. [CB].

PROVENANCE: Karl und Faber, Munichen, sales exhibition Giovanni Battista Piranesi 8 February - 16 March 1979, cat. no. 6
Collection Dr. Rolf Linnenkamp.

63
Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Blatt II der sechzehnteiligen Folge der "Carceri d'Invenzione" (The Man on the Rack), 1749.
Etching
Estimate:
€ 2,000 / $ 2,380
Sold:
€ 2,250 / $ 2.677

(incl. 25% surcharge)