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Piranesi, Giovanni Battista

Veduta del tempio di Cibele a Piazza della Bocca della Verità.

(No publication details, but late 1750s?).

Reference: 7740
Price: £600 [convert currency]

Full Description

Engraving, 403 x 602 mm, with engraved caption and description of subject at lower margin, signed “Piranesi Archit. dis. ed incise”. Central fold, a few losses to engraved surface expertly repaired.

An early engraving from Piranesi’s Vedute di Roma series (first published in 1758), depicting a temple located near S. Maria in Cosmedin. Hind 47 (first state?).