Giovanni Battista Piranesi

1720-1778
Italian

A drypoint etching by Giovanni Piranesi. The full title is "Iscrizioni nelle Camere sepolcrali de' Liberti, e Servi, ec. della Famiglia di Augusto," which means "Inscriptions in the burial chambers of the Liberti, and Servi, etc. of the Family of Augustus." Original Ferdinand Roten label on mat! From the series, "Le Antichita Romane." C. 1784. State III/III. Catalog: Ficacci 308. The plate measures 15 1/2 by 19 inches on 22 1/4 28 3/4 inch paper. Piranesi was an Italian artist and designer, best known for his series of etchings of Ancient Roman ruins, the "Vedute di Roma". These striking, monumental images of the ancient grandeur of the Roman Empire provided inspiration for many of the artists of the Neoclassical movement in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

$225.00

A drypoint etching by Giovanni Piranesi. Image measures 14 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches on 22 1/4 x 16 inch paper. The full title is "Parte della gran Muraglia, la quale circondava la grand'Area dell'Ustrino," meaning "Part of the wall which surrounded the crematorium." Original Ferdinand Roten label on mat! From the series, "Le Antichita Romane." C. 1784. Catalog: Ficacci 281. From a later edition. III/IV. Piranesi was an Italian artist and designer, best known for his series of etchings of Ancient Roman ruins, the "Vedute di Roma". These striking, monumental images of the ancient grandeur of the Roman Empire provided inspiration for many of the artists of the Neoclassical movement in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

$225.00

This is an original early etching by Italian Old Master Giovanni B. Piranesi.  The title is; Veduta in Prospettiva della gran Fontana dell'Acqua Vergine detta di Trevi.  This was created and printed in 1773.  It is from the first state of 3 before numbers.  From his series Vedute di Roma.  The image measures 18 3/4X28 1/4 inches.  Printed on a medium weight wove type paper with circular watermark and the typical fold in the center.  Very fine condition,   Cataloged at Hind 104.

$1225.00

This is an original etching by Old Master Italian artist Giovanni B. Piranesi.  The title of this work is: 

Veduta degli Avanzi di Fabbrica magnifica sepolcrale co'sue Rovine.  View of the remains of a magnificent sepulcral building and its runins near the Torre de'Schiavi.  It was created and printed in 1756.  The image measures  14 1/2X20 1/2 inches.  This is an early life time impression, printed on a medium weight laid type paper with a circular watermark.  This image was part of the series Le Antichita Romane.  The image has the center fold typical of this series.

$1200.00