Lot 160

Piranesi Etching Veduta dell' Anfiteatro Flavio detto il Colosseo

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Piranesi, Giovanni Battista (Italian, 1720-1778), Veduta dell' Anfiteatro Flavio, detto il Colosseo [View of the Flavian Amphitheatre, known as the Colosseum], c.1757, etching on heavy wove paper, impression 17.25 x 27.75 inches, full sheet 20.25 x 30 inches, unframed. A single plate from Vedute di Roma, Piranesi's famous mid-18th century work showing Roman buildings, ruins and monuments. Provenance: from the collection of a retired librarian of art and architecture at Columbia University.


In good condition, light staining to the margins, few tiny specks of surface wear; the sheet appears to have undergone a professional reduction of discoloration at some point. Merchandise will be packed and transported by the purchaser at their own risk and expense. A list of recommended shippers is on our website: https://www.conceptgallery.com/auctions/shipping/ .

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