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Prima Parte di Architetture e Prospettive Inventate

Piranesi, Giovanni Battista (1720-1778)

Complete set of seventeen etchings plus title page for the Opere Varie

1743

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Prima Parte di Architetture e Prospettive Inventate

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)

Prima Parte di Architetture e Prospettive Inventate, 1743

Complete set of seventeen etchings plus title page for the Opere Varie

36.50h x 52.10w cm

Description

Dimensions: Each sheet: 365 x 521 mm. 14 3/8 x 20 1/2 in.
 

References: Focillon 2-18; Robison 1-2, 5-12, and 15-20, second edition, first issue (ca. 1750-60), this set cited in the Robison National Gallery (Washington) exhibition catalogue Giovanni Battista Piranesi: The Early Architectural Fantasies, p. 65, 1978; Wilton-Ely 2, 4-14, and 16-60
Watermark: Robison 5, fleur-de-lis in a single circle with letter "F" below on 8, 10, and 14; fleur-de-lis in a single circle on plates 11, 12
Provenance: Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Lubritz, Mississippi (selected for them in the 1970's by Robison); to
Private collection, U.S.A.