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Giovanni Battista Piranesi-Grotteschi-1747

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plate 39 x 54 cm
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Second Edition, First Issue
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The complete set of four etchings with engraving and drypoint on laid papers, a uniform set of fine impressions
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Created 1745-47, The Skeletons (R. 21) second state (of five),The Triumphal Arch (R.22) first state (of five), The Tomb of Nero (R. 23) third state (of six) and The Monumental Tablet (R. 24) second state (of four)

Bonhams London

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Watermarks Fleur-de-Lys in a circle, printing with strong contrasts and clarity, printed in Rome, circa 1750, with wide margins, all with the usual central vertical fold, R.22 with two skilfully repaired tears in the top right margin, somescattered pale foxing