Freeman's Auction
GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI
(italian, 1720-1778)
"AVANZI DI UN ANTICO SEPOLCRO OGGI DETTO LA CONOCCHIA"
from "vedute di roma"
1776 or later, the first state of three, with margins. Etching on laid paper.
image: 28 5/16 x 18 13/16 in. (71.9 x 47.9cm)
sheet: 29 5/16 x 19 7/8 in. (74.5 x 50.5cm)
[Hind 130, I]
provenance:
Pia Gallo Fine Old Master and Modern Prints, New York, New York.
Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Washington, D.C. (acquired directly from the above in 2006).

Estimate $400-700

Sold for $1,235 (buyer's premium included)