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Item Details

Fine & Decorative Art

June 26, 2008 – June 27, 2008

Lot #1031
Temp #23
DepartmentPrints
Sold For $150.00   (hammer price)
 $172.50   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated June 27, 2008

Description

FIVE UNFRAMED ENGRAVINGS BY PIRANESI
1) Via Appia. Double-paged folio. Engraved plans of the Via Appia 485mm x 556mm. 2) Ordine Toscano del Tempo di Giove Laziale. Engraved in black and white. 406mm x 267mm. 3) Black and white engraving Dimostrazione in grande di quella parte di sustruzioni, che nella Tav. IX. Si accenna con la lettera B. 158mm x 286mm . 4) Black and white engraving. " Sustruzioni di Clodio nella sua villa sut monte Albano, or possedut dall'Eccma case Barberini". 190mm x 286mm. 5) Black and white engraving. Two sheets have been put together and mounted to have five folds. "Prospetto esterno dell avanzo de' Portia circolari del Teatro di Marcello, I quail abbracciavano la scena inoggi del tutto rovinata". 450mm x 12078mm.



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Condition

1) Some marginal spotting. 2) Some marginal spotting. 3) Marginal spotting throughout. 4) Marginal spotting throughout. 5) Marginal spotting and toned throughout.

The engravings do not all seem to be of the period. They may be early 19th Century.

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.
 

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