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G.B. Piranesi – Vedute di Roma - The Colosseum

“Veduta dell´Anfiteatro Flavio, detto il Colosseo.”

View of the Colosseum in Rome

Copper engraving by G.B. Piranesi (1720-1778), Signature: Piranesi Architetto fec. First Roman state of the print, before the numbering in the cartouche. With the address „Strada Felice vicino alla Trinita del Monte” and price “A paoli due e mezzo.“, Vedute die Roma, Rome 1757.

Sheet size: 53 cm x 78 cm; Print size: 44,3 cm x 71 cm

Beautiful nuanced print on handmade paper, usual straightened centre fold (barely visible), altogether in very good to perfect condition.

Hind 57/I, Focillon 758

€ 4.950,-