Freeman's Auction
GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI
(italian, 1720-1778)
"VEDUTA DEL SOTTERRANEO FONDAMENTO DEL MAUSOLEO"
volume iv, plate ix from "le antichità romane"
1784, from the second edition, with margins. Etching and engraving on paper.
image: 27 1/2 x 18 in. (69.9 x 45.7cm)
sheet: 29 7/8 x 21 7/8 in. (75.9 x 55.6cm)
[Focillon, 341; Wilton Ely, 474]
provenance:
St. Luke's Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Washington, D.C. (acquired directly from the above in 1998).

Estimate $400-700

Sold for $1,375 (buyer's premium included)