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Piranesi Etching of Ancient Roman Marble Vase, ""
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Alamo, CA
"Vaso antico di Marmo adornato di eccellenti Sculture si nella parte anteriere che nell' opposta, le quail rappresentano Fauni e Baccanti" (Marble vase with a frieze of fauns) is an ...
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1770s Old Masters Figurative Prints

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Piranesi Etching of Ancient Roman Architectural Objects, "A sua Eccellenza"
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Alamo, CA
"A sua Eccellenza il Signor Henry Hope Cav. Scozzese Amatore delle Belle Arti from "Vasi, Candelabri, Cippi, Sarcofagi, Tripodi, Lucerne, Ed Ornamenti Antichi", (Vases, candelabra, g...
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1770s Old Masters Figurative Prints

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Piranesi Etching "Reliquiae Theartri Pompejani" of an Ancient Roman Theater
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Alamo, CA
A framed Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) etching entitled "Reliquiae Theartri Pompejani" (Remains of the Theatre of Pompey) from "Il Campo Marzio dell'Antica Roma" (The Campus...
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Mid-18th Century Old Masters Landscape Prints

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Giovanni Piranesi Etching of Ancient Roman Architecture, 18th Century
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Alamo, CA
"Veduta del Sepolcro della Famiglia Plauzia per la Strada Che Conduce da Roma a Tivoli vicino a Ponte Lugano" from "Le Antichità Romane" (Roman Antiquities), one of the most famous w...
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Early 18th Century Old Masters Figurative Prints

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Etching, Engraving, Drypoint

18th C. Piranesi Etching of an Ancient Roman Architectural Frieze
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Alamo, CA
"Fregio antico di marmo con Ippogrifi, nel cortile del palazzo della Valle" (Ancient Marble Frieze with Hippogriffs in the Courtyard of The Palace of the Valley) is an etching by Gio...
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Early 18th Century Old Masters Figurative Prints

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Piranesi Etching of Hadrian's Ancient Roman Aqueduct and Baths, "Aquae Virginis"
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Alamo, CA
A framed Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) etching entitled "Orthographia utriusque lateris arcuum ductus Aquae Virginis a specu principe ad Hadriani thermas, effossorum prope a...
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Mid-18th Century Old Masters Landscape Prints

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Piranesi Etching of Ancient Roman Marble Vase, "Vaso Cinerario di Gran Mole"
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Alamo, CA
"Vaso Cinerario di Gran Mole. Le Teste dei Giovenchi mostrano di reggere it pesante Festone composto di Frutti Fiori Grans ed use. Il tuto Necefsario all Vita Umana. Il Restante degl...
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1760s Old Masters Figurative Prints

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi etching 'St Peter's Basilica', 1st State, circa 1773
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Petworth, West Sussex
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italy, 1720-1778) 'Veduta Interna della Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano vicino alla Tribuna', 18th century, published circa 1773, etching with engravin...
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Antique Late 18th Century Italian Neoclassical Prints

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi etching 'Santa Maria Maggiore', 3rd State, circa 1750
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Petworth, West Sussex
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italy, 1720-1778), 'Veduta della Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore', mid-18th century circa 1750, etching with engraving, Rome edition, 3rd state with publ...
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Antique Mid-18th Century Italian Neoclassical Prints

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Avanzi di Antiche Terme in Albano denominate Cello Mano - by G. B. Piranesi
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
Image dimensions 40.5x60.5 cm. Ancient Baths in Albano called Cello Majo is an etching, drypoint and burin on laid and watermarked paper (lily in a double cercle). Wonderful Specime...
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1760s Landscape Prints

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Prospetto della medesima sedia Curule... - Etching 1778
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
Another front view of the same chair + Cinerary urn in marble Artist proof, printed on contemporary laid paper, wide margins. Two Piranesi’s Etching on the same sheet, with good cont...
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Late 18th Century Figurative Prints

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Vasi antichi - Etching by G.B. Piranesi - 1778
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
Antique Vases Artist proof, printed on contemporary laid paper, wide margins, representing two antique vases, whom details are in the captures. Etching with good contrasts and sharp ...
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Late 18th Century Figurative Prints

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Obelisco Egizio (Egyptian Obelisk) - Etching by G. B. Piranesi
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
Obelisco Egizio (The Egyptian Obelisk in the Piazza di S. Giovanni), erected by Pope Sixtus V, is a wonderful black and white etching on fine laid and watermarked paper (with a lily ...
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1750s Old Masters Landscape Prints

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Giovanni Baptiste Piranesi Original Etchings, Signed Cav. Piranesi Fecit
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Ten engravings Giovanni Baptiste Piranesi original etchings, signed Cav. Piranesi fecit. Printed in Paris by his son Francesco between 1800-1806 with original plates. Very good co...
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Antique Early 1800s Italian Drawings

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Crystal

Tre Vasi - Original Etching by G.B. Piranesi - 1778
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
Artist's proof, printed on antique watermarked paper, with wide margins, representing three antique vases. Etching with good contrasts and sharp details, dedicated to “Miledi Maria F...
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1770s Old Masters Figurative Prints

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View of the Capitoline Hill - Etching by G. B. Piranesi - 1775
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
View of the Capitoline Hill is an original etching realized by the italian artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi in 1775. Very precious and rare lifetime impression. Roman edition. II ...
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1770s Figurative Prints

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Temples of Iside and Serapi - Etching by G. B. Piranesi - 1759
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
Temples of Iside and Serapi is an original etching realized by the italian artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi in 1759. Image dimensions: 41.5 x 55.5 cm. Very precious lifetime impr...
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1750s Figurative Prints

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Veduta della Magnifica Sostruzione Fabricata - Etching by G. B. Piranesi -1760s
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
View of the magnificent substructure is an original etching realized by the italian artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Very precoius and rare specimen. Roman edition. Complete tit...
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Late 18th Century Figurative Prints

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Framed Antique Etching of Ship by Piranesi
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in New York, NY
Plate #106 from Giovanni Battista Piranesi's Vasi, candelabri, cippi, sarcofagi, tripodi, lucerne, ed ornamenti antichi disegnati ed incisi dal Cav. Gio. Batt. Piranesi, Vol. I (Vase...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Prints

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  • Framed Antique Etching of Ship by Piranesi
  • Framed Antique Etching of Ship by Piranesi
  • Framed Antique Etching of Ship by Piranesi
  • Framed Antique Etching of Ship by Piranesi
H 36.63 in. W 26.25 in. D 0.75 in.
View of Castello dell'Acqua Felice - Etching by G. B. Piranesi - 1751
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
View of Castel of Acqua Felice is an original etching realized by the italian artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi in 1751. Very precoius and rare lifetime impression. Roman edition. I...
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1750s Figurative Prints

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Sepolcro dè tre fratelli Curazj in Albano - Etching by G. B. Piranesi
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
Image dimensions: 39.8x60.4 cm. Sepolcro de’ tre fratelli Curazj in Albano (Tomb of the three brothers Curazj in Albano) is a wonderful etching on thick laid paper with watermark (a...
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1750s Landscape Prints

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Veduta del Ponte Lugano sull'Anione - Original Etching by G. B. Piranesi
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
Image dimensions 45x65.6. Veduta del Ponte Lugano su l'Anione is a superb black and white etching on laid paper realized by Giovan Battista Piranesi. From the series "Views of Rome"...
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1740s Landscape Prints

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Spaccato del Mauseleo di Ottaviano Augusto, Piranesi Roman etching, 1800
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
From Piranesi’s, Antichità Romane, Paris edition published by Francesco Piranesi. Piranesi was an Italian architect and etcher. He published series of etchings of archaeological in...
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Early 1800s Baroque Landscape Prints

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Veduta della Spelonca, detta il Bergantino - Etching by G. B. Piranesi - 1762
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
Veduta della Spelonca, detta il Bergantino is an original etching realized by G. B. Piranesi in 1762. Image Dimensions: 43 x 63 cm Very good condition. Ref. Ficacci., p.442
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1760s Landscape Prints

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Veduta del Porto di Ripa Grande - Original Etching by G. B. Piranesi
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
G. B. Piranesi, Veduta del Porto di Ripa Grande (View of the port of Ripa Grande) Etching, Burin and Drypoint on fine watermarked paper (with lily watermarked). Signed on plate lowe...
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18th Century Landscape Prints

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Drypoint, Etching

Pair of Framed Giovanni Battista Piranesi Architectural Vases Etchings C.1770
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in San Francisco, CA
Pair of Framed Giovanni Battista Piranesi Architectural Vases Etchings C.1770 Outstanding pair of antique etchings by Piranesi A Sua Eccellenza Miledi Maria Fox - Plate marks 17" w...
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Late 18th Century More Prints

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Framed Etching of a Massive Urn by Piranesi, Plate 549
By Francesco Piranesi, Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Downingtown, PA
Large framed etching of a massive urn by Francesco Piranesi in the style of his father, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, plate 549 #43, signed lower left on plate Cavalier Piranesi Delin,...
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Antique Early 19th Century Italian Georgian Prints

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Frontispiece from "Carceri d'Invenzione - Etching by G. B. Piranesi - 1749/59
Located in Roma, IT
Carcere d'Invenzione is an original Modern Artwork realized by Giovan Battista Piranesi (Mogliano Veneto, 1720 - Rome, 1778). Original Etching with Burin details on Laid paper. I st...
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Mid-18th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Veduta degli Avanzi sopra terra dell'antico Ustrino - Etching by G. B. Piranesi
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
Image dimensions 40x60. Veduta degli Avanzi sopra terra dell’antico Ustrino (View of the visible remains of the ancient crematorium) is a wonderful black and white etching on thick...
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1750s Landscape Prints

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View of Mausoleo of Cecilia Metella - Original Etching by G. B. Piranesi - 1773
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
View of Mausoleo of Cecilia Metella is an original etching realized by the italian artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi in 1773. Precoius roman edition. Complete title on the lower ma...
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1770s Figurative Prints

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View of the Cave known as Bergantino - Etching by G. B. Piranesi - 1762
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
View of the Cave known as Bergantino is an original etching realized by the italian artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi in 1762. Very precious and rare lifetime impression. Roman edi...
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1750s Figurative Prints

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Altra veduta del medesimo in prospettiva - Etching by G.B. Piranesi - 1778
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
Complete name : Altra veduta del medesimo in prospettiva, fra una lampada e un piccolo vaso in bronzo Artist proof, with a good contrast and sharp details, printed on contemporary la...
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Late 18th Century Figurative Prints

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Sezione per il Luogo della Nave - Etching by G.B. Piranesi - 1778
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
Section for the place of the boat. Wonderful proof, printed on contemporary laid paper, wide margins, representing a “section for the place of the boat”. Etching with good contrasts ...
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Late 18th Century Figurative Prints

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18th Century Etching of Ancient Roman Architecture by Giovanni Piranesi
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Alamo, CA
This is an 18th century etching by Giovanni Battista Piranesi entitled "Veduta del Tempio di Cibele a Piazza della Bocca della Verità" (View of the Temple of Cybele in the Piazza of ...
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1750s Old Masters Figurative Prints

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Dimostrazioni dell’Emissario del Lago di Albano - Etching G.B. Piranesi - 1750s
Located in Roma, IT
G.B. Piranesi, Dimostrazioni dell’Emissario del Lago Albano, Illustrations of the Emissarium of Lake Albano. Original Etching, Drypoint, Burin on laid paper. Signed on plate lower...
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1750s Modern Figurative Prints

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Laid Paper, Drypoint, Etching

18th Century Etching of Ancient Roman Architecture by Giovanni Piranesi
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Alamo, CA
This is an 18th century etching by Giovanni Battista Piranesi entitled "Al Suo Carissimo Amico il sig Giovanni Laffany Candelabra Antica", plate 25 from "Vasi, Candelabri, Cippi, Sac...
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Mid-18th Century Old Masters Interior Prints

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Rovine del Tempio de' Castori nella città di Cora - Etching by G. B. Piranesi
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
Image dimensions 40.6x56.8. Belongs to the Collection "Antiquities of Cori, described and etched by Giovambat Piranesi", and printed in 1764. Beautiful first roman edition/1st state ...
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1760s Landscape Prints

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Three Marble Vases and a Sarcophagus, Etching by G.B. Piranesi
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Bradenton, FL
The central vase is carved with a priest and worshippers sacrificing the suovetaurilia (a boar, a ram and a bull), and is placed on a sarcophagus guarded by winged sphinxes. The left...
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Antique 18th Century Italian Grand Tour Decorative Art

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Paper

Ancient Roman Temple Architecture: An 18th Century Framed Etching by Piranesi
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Alamo, CA
This is an 18th century etching by Giovanni Battista Piranesi entitled "Veduta del Tempio detto della Tosse su la Via Tiburtina, un miglio vicino a Tivoli" (View of the so-called Tem...
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1760s Old Masters Figurative Prints

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View of Trevi Fountain - Original Etching by G. B. Piranesi - Mid 18th Century
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
View of Trevi Fountain is an original etching realized by the italian artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi Image dimensions: 40.5 x 56.5 cm. Very precoius and rare full margin specim...
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Mid-18th Century Figurative Prints

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18th Century Etching of Ancient Roman Architectural Objects by Giovanni Piranesi
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Alamo, CA
A. Tigna Protensa Super Media Epistylia, B. Praecisiones Tigorum Quaqua Versus Extrinsectus Apparentium, C. Opae Extremitates Tigorum Contintes, Fig. I, plate 88 from "Vasi, Candelab...
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Mid-18th Century Old Masters Figurative Prints

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Pianta di Roma e del Campo Marzo - Rare Original Etching by G.B. Piranesi - 1774
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
Pianta di Roma e del Campo Marzo is a very big dimensions etching and burin with very fresh impression, with full margins, on paper realized around 1774 by Giovan Battista Piranesi. ...
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1770s Old Masters Figurative Prints

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Dimostrazioni dell'Emissario del Lago Albano - Original Etching by G.B. Piranesi
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
G.B. Piranesi, Dimostrazioni dell’Emissario del Lago Albano, Illustrations of the Emissarium of Lake Albano Etching, Drypoint, Burin on laid paper. Signed on plate lower-right in th...
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18th Century Landscape Prints

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Drypoint

Obelisco Egizio (Egyptian Obelisk) from Vedute di Roma Etching by Piranesi
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in New York, NY
Obelisco Egizio from "Vedute di Roma" by Giovanni Battista Piranesi. 2nd Roman state, 1759-1778. Etching on laid paper with a watermark of a Fleur-de-Lys in a double circle with CB ...
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Late 18th Century Prints and Multiples

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Veduta Della Gran Curia Innocenziana from Vedute di Roma, 1752
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in San Francisco, CA
This exceptional mid-18th century etching by Giovanni Battista (Giambattista) Piranesi (b. 1720-1778) is titled “Veduta della Gran Curia Innocenziana” (“View of the Palazzo di Montec...
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1750s Realist More Prints

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View of the Campo Vaccino - G. B. Piranesi - 1772
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
View of the Campo Vaccino is an original etching realized by the italian artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi in 1772. Very precoius and rare specimen. First lifetime edition. Complet...
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1770s Figurative Prints

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Ruins of an Ancient Tomb - G. B. Piranesi - 1762
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
Ruins of an Ancient Tomb is an original etching realized by the italian artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi in 1762. Image dimensions: 41.5x56 cm Very precoius and rare lifetime spec...
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1760s Figurative Prints

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Veduta Della Basilica Di S. Maria Maggiore Con Le Due Fabbriche Laterali...
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
Veduta della Basilica di S.ma Maria Maggiore con le due Fabbriche laterali di detta Basilica (S. Maria Maggiore with the Column from the Basilica of Constantine in the Foreground) is...
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1740s Landscape Prints

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Sepolcro Regio, o Consolare , inciso nella rupe... - G. B. Piranesi - 1764
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
Sepolcro Regio, o Consolare , inciso nella rupe del Monte Albano (Royal or Consular Tomb in the Alban Hills) is an original etching realized by Giovan Battista Piranesi in 1764. Ed...
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1760s Figurative Prints

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Piranesi Architectural Views of Roman , 18th Century
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Alamo, CA
Giovanni Battista Piranesi's 18th century etching entitled: "Disegno di due antiche cornici consimile, oggi stipiti della porta della Chiesa detta la Rotunda in Albano" It depicts t...
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Early 18th Century Old Masters Figurative Prints

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Etching

Piranesi Architectural Views of Roman Fireplace Designs, 18th Century
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Alamo, CA
Giovanni Battista Piranesi's 18th century etching entitled: "Diverse maniere d'adornare i cammini ed ogni altra parte degli edifizi desunte dall'architettura Egizia, Etrusca, Greca" ...
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Early 18th Century Old Masters Figurative Prints

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"Vaso Antico di Marmo" (Antique Marble Vase) by Giovanni Battista Piranesi
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in New York, NY
Engraving of the marble vase in the courtyard of the Saint Cecilia Monastery in Trastevere, Italy, by Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778), the greatest engraver of ancient Roman a...
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1830s Baroque Still-life Prints

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Veduto del Tempio Ottangolare de Minerva Medica by Giovanni Battista Piranesi
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian (1720 - 1788) Title: Veduto del Tempio Ottangolare di Minerva Medica (View of the Octagonal Temple of Minerva Medica) from Vedute di Roma ...
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1770s Old Masters Landscape Prints

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Veduta della Facciata di Dietro della Basilica di S. Maria Maggiore by Piranesi
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Paonia, CO
    Veduta della Facciata di dietro della Basilica di S. Maria Maggiore (View of the Façade at the Back of the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore), from Vedute di Roma (Views of Rome) ...
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1740s Other Art Style Landscape Prints

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Due Urne Cinerarie - Etching - 1778
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
Two cinerary Urns Artist proof, printed on contemporary laid paper, wide margins, representing “two cinerary urns”. Etching with good contrasts and sharp details, with a dedication t...
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Late 18th Century Figurative Prints

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Teatro di Marcello from Antichita Romane
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in San Francisco, CA
Title: Teatro di Marcello Full Title: Sezione di uno de Cunei di Teatro di Marcello From: Antichita Romane Tom. IV Plate: XXIX Year: 1756 Medium: Engraving Plate size: 17.5 x 33.5 i...
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Late 18th Century Other Art Style Landscape Prints

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Paper, Etching

Candelabro ornato con diversi arabeschi... Etching 1778
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
Candelabrum base ornamented with various arabesques Artist proof, printed on contemporary watermarked paper, wide margins, representing a “candelabrum base ornamented with various ar...
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Late 18th Century Figurative Prints

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Etching

Vasi Antichi di Marmo Eccellentemente Scolpiti... - Etching - 1778
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
Antique marble Vases in the collection of Sir. Townley Artist proof, printed on contemporary laid paper, wide margins, representing three ”Antique Marble Vases in the collection of S...
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Late 18th Century Figurative Prints

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Etching

Veduta per Angolo dello stesso Candelabro - Etching - 1778
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
Another view of the same Candelabrum Artist proof, printed on contemporary laid paper, wide margins, showing a precious candelabrum. Etching with good contrasts and sharp details. In...
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Late 18th Century Figurative Prints

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Etching

Vari Candelabri, un Vaso e Due Urne Cinerarie - Etching - 1778
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Roma, IT
Three candelabra, a vase and two cinerary urns. Artist proof, printed on contemporary laid paper, wide margins, from the serie “Vases and Candelabras (…)” etched by G.B. Piranesi, pr...
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Late 18th Century Figurative Prints

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Etching

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Piranesi Etchings For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of piranesi etchings is available on 1stDibs. Browse a selection of Old Masters or Modern versions of these works for sale today — there are 50 Old Masters and 2 Modern examples available. These items have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 19th Century. Adding a colorful pieces of art to a room that is mostly decorated in warm neutral tones can yield a welcome change — see the piranesi etchings on 1stDibs that include elements of gray, beige, black, brown and more. Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Johann-Christian-Jacob Friedrich and Francesco Piranesi took a thoughtful approach to this subject that are worth considering. Frequently made by artists working in etching, engraving and drypoint, all of these available pieces are unique and have attracted attention over the years.

How Much are Piranesi Etchings?

The average selling price for piranesi etchings we offer is $2,775, while they’re typically $59 on the low end and $29,585 for the highest priced.

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