Sale: 412 / Old Masters, Nov. 22. 2013 in Munich Lot 69

 
69
Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Blatt XVI der sechzehnteiligen Folge der "Carceri d'Invenzione" (The Pier with Chains), 1749.
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Estimate:
€ 1,800 / $ 2,142
Sold:
€ 1,875 / $ 2.231

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Blatt XVI der sechzehnteiligen Folge der "Carceri d'Invenzione" (The Pier with Chains). 1749.
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Focillon 39. Hind 16 II (of III). Robison 42 V (of VI). Signed and Roman numbered in plate. Excellent strong impression on laid paper with broad margin around platemark and usual centerfold. 40,5 x 55,2 cm (15,9 x 21,7 in). Sheet: 60 x 89,3 cm (23,6 x 35,2 in).
State of second edition, 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 712 (illu. plate 54);
Collection Dr. Rolf Linnenkamp.

69
Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Blatt XVI der sechzehnteiligen Folge der "Carceri d'Invenzione" (The Pier with Chains), 1749.
Etching
Estimate:
€ 1,800 / $ 2,142
Sold:
€ 1,875 / $ 2.231

(incl. 25% surcharge)