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St. Peter"s Church

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Mogliano 1720 - Rom 1778)


St. Peter"s Church

Lot-No. 203

Proceeds : 400,00 €


1761, engraving, 32,5 x 51,5 cm, lo. le. in the plate inscribed "Piranesi delin.", lo. ri. inscribed "Charpentier sculpsit", bends, rest., matted a. framed under glass, uninspected out of frame. - Italian engraver, etcher a. architect, since 1740 trained by the archaeologist a. engraver G. Vasi, since 1745 he began to document the buildings of antique Rome, combining engraving a. etching he created dramatic effects of light. - Mus.: New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, St. Petersburg, Athen, Berlin a. others. - Lit.: Henri Focillon, Petra Lamers-Schütze, Luigi Ficacci a. others.

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi: St. Peter"s Church


Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Mogliano 1720 - Rom 1778)

St. Peter"s Church

Lot-No. 203

Proceeds : 400,00 €

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1761, engraving, 32,5 x 51,5 cm, lo. le. in the plate inscribed "Piranesi delin.", lo. ri. inscribed "Charpentier sculpsit", bends, rest., matted a. framed under glass, uninspected out of frame. - Italian engraver, etcher a. architect, since 1740 trained by the archaeologist a. engraver G. Vasi, since 1745 he began to document the buildings of antique Rome, combining engraving a. etching he created dramatic effects of light. - Mus.: New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, St. Petersburg, Athen, Berlin a. others. - Lit.: Henri Focillon, Petra Lamers-Schütze, Luigi Ficacci a. others.

St. Peter"s Church