Freeman's Auction
GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI
(italian, 1720-1778)
"THE GOTHIC ARCH"
from "carceri d'invenzione"
1749-1750, printed mid 1770s - circa 1835, likely the fifth state of six, with margins. Etching and engraving on laid paper.
image: 16 1/2 x 22 in. (41.9 x 55.9cm)
sheet: 19 1/4 x 25 in. (48.9 x 63.5cm)
[Robison, 40 IV/V]
provenance:
Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Washington, D.C.

Estimate $4,000-6,000

Sold for $7,150 (buyer's premium included)