January 25, 2019 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


Giovanni Battista Piranesi

(Italian, 1720–1778)

Two etchings: Veduta interna della Basilica di S. Pietro in Vaticano (H. 4), 1748, state I/VII, plate 14-1/2 x 20-7/8 in.; Veduta degl'avanzi del sepolcro della famiglia Plauzia.. (H. 83), state I/III, on heavy laid paper with no visible watermark, plate 18-3/8 x 24-3/4 in. sheet 21-7/8 x 30-1/4 in.; framed, largest 28-5/8 x 36-1/4 in.

Provenance:Pair of Piranesi Prints Framed


'Basilica' with ink inscription lower left in image, stains, loss upper left, 'Plauzia' taped in at top and two points at sides, restored at top right corner, likely de-acidified, uneven trim at left margin, small tear at bottom center 5/8 in., pencil inscription verso; frames with abrasions

Estimate: $600 - $900
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