Freeman's Auction
GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI
(italian, 1720-1778)
"'VEDUTA DELL' ANFITEATRO FLAVIO, DETTO IL COLOSSEA"
from "vedute di roma"
1757, the first state of four (with the address and price), with margins. Etching and engraving on paper.
image: 17 1/4 x 27 1/2 in. (43.8 x 69.9cm)
sheet: 20 3/8 x 29 1/4 in. (51.6 x 74.3cm)
[Hind, 57 I]
provenance:
Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Washington, D.C.

Estimate $600-900

Sold for $2,990 (buyer's premium included)