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G.B. Piranesi – Vedute di Roma – Porta Maggiore

“Veduta del Monumento eretto dall´Imperator Tito Vespasiano per aver ristaurati gl´Aquedotti dell…”

The Porta Maggiore, originally an archway of the Aqua Claudia and the Anio novus.

Copper engraving by G.B. Piranesi (1720 – 1778), Signature: Cavalier Piranesi F. First Paris Edition, before the numbering in the cartouche. Vedute di Roma, Paris (First Edition) 1800-1807

Sheet size: 56,5 cm x 81,5 cm; Print size: 49 cm x 75 cm

Beautiful nuanced print on handmade paper, usual straightened centre fold, at the outer margins minor creases and a few small tears, altogether in very good condition.

Hind 119/I, Focillon 839

€ 3.900,-