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    Lot 162 – Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Mogliano Veneto 1720 ? Rome 1778), Pair of engravings dedicated to Roman antiquities

    June 20, 2022

Lot 162 – Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Mogliano Veneto 1720 ? Rome 1778), Pair of engravings dedicated to Roman antiquities

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Lot 162 – Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Mogliano Veneto 1720 ? Rome 1778), Pair of engravings dedicated to Roman antiquities

Current Auction: N. 17 
AMERICAN DESIGN & EUROPEAN GRAPHICS
( Rome, July 06-07, 2022 - 5:00 P.M. CEST )

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Engraving with the signature ‘Piranesi F.’ at the bottom, with the inscriptions ‘Topographia Campi Martii cum notis locorum, de quibus Sermo est Capite I. et VI. Artic.XVII.’ and again: ‘A Ichnographia medietatis Navis lapideae cum puppi visitur in Insula Tiberina. B Hypsographia lateris ejusdem Navis.’, on laid paper. Flaws present, unframed. Copper engraving, dimensions 15.1×10.8 in.

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