Freeman's Auction
GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI
(italian, 1720-1778)
"THE ROUND TOWER"
plate iii from "carceri d'invenzione"
1749, printed 1830s or later, the sixth (final) state, with wide margins. Etching and engraving on wove paper.
image: 21 5/8 x 16 1/4 in. (54.9 x 41.3cm)
sheet: 28 x 22 in. (71.1 x 55.9cm)
[Robison, 30 VI]
provenance:
Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Washington, D.C.

Estimate $500-800

Sold for $2,125 (buyer's premium included)