Piranesi: Arch of Janus
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Arch of Janus

"Tempio di Giano"

Masterful depiction of the Arch of Janus in Rome, next to the Arco degli Argentari. A detailed view from the bottom. Piranesi virtuosely nearly covered the whole sheet without giving a crammed picture.

Copper engraving of the Arch of Janus in Rome (first edition 1748), here c. 1765, from „Vedute di Archi Trionfali...“ by Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778), engraved signature: Piranesi fecit., at the upper right: Tav 11.

Sheet size: 30,5 x 46 cm ; Print size: 13,2 x 26,3 cm

Detailed, nuanced print on heavy paper with wide margins in very good condition.

Lit.: Arthur Hind, Reprint 1968 (First edition 1922), p. 76. Wilton-Ely: Piranesi 114. Taschen 85.

€ 950,-

There are more prints of this beautiful small series „Vedute di Archi Trionfali…” by G.B. Piranesi in our stock. We will gladly send more information and pictures on request.