Freeman's Auction
GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI
(italian, 1720-1778)
"THE PIER WITH THE LAMP"
plate xv from "carceri d'invenzione"
Circa 1747-1760, the first state of seven. Etching and engraving on laid paper.
image: 16 7/16 x 22 in. (41.8 x 55.9cm)
[Robison, 41 I]
provenance:
Paul Prouté S.A, Paris, France.
Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Washington, D.C. (acquired directly from the above in 2004).

Estimate $3,000-5,000

Sold for $5,313 (buyer's premium included)