Lot 210: GIOVANNI B. PIRANESI The Round Tower.
November 3, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
GIOVANNI B. PIRANESI
The Round Tower.
Etching, engraving, sulphur tint and open-bite etching and burnishing, circa 1749. 556x418 mm; 22x16 1/2 inches, wide margins. Sixth state (of 6). From Carceri d'Invenzione. A very good, richly-inked impression with strong contrasts.
With--Carceri: Title Page, etching and engraving, 1749. 553x419 mm; 21 3/4x15 1/2 inches, wide margins. Ninth state (of 9). A very good, richly-inked impression. Robison 30 and 29.