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    Lot 228 – Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Mogliano Veneto 1720 – Rome 1778), Pair of engravings dedicated to Roman antiquities

    June 20, 2022

Lot 228 – Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Mogliano Veneto 1720 – Rome 1778), Pair of engravings dedicated to Roman antiquities

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Lot 228 – 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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A graphic work with the signature ‘Piranesi F.’ at the bottom, bearing the inscriptions ‘Fragmenta ichonographiae veteris Romae in Romuli templo ad viam sacram olim effossa et ad farnesianas aedes translata Benedictus XIV P.M.’ and again:’Dimostrazione in grande di alcune delle parti doriche del primo ordine del Teatro di Marcello’, on laid paper. Flaws present, unframed. Copper engraving, dimensions 18.1×11.8 in. ca. each

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