Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1788) - "Veduta di Villa Lodovisi"

Description
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1788) - "Veduta di Villa Lodovisi"
Etching - Plate signed - 1745-50

Sheet with good margins, on laid paper, in good condition, only with the publishing fold, light foxing stains at the bottom, especially visible on the back, and stains of old adhesive outside the printed area (see photos).
Below the image, to the left “Piranese f.”, title in the middle.
It depicts Villa Ludovisi with the gardens and several characters,
Beautiful engraving from the series of 93, 47 of which signed by Piranesi, "Antichità romane de'tempi della repubblica, disegnate e intagliate da diversi autori", published in Rome in 1748.
Focillon, 90; Wilton-Ely 87.

Lot details
Artist
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1788)
Title of artwork
"Veduta di Villa Lodovisi"
Year
1745-50
Technique
Etching
Signature
Plate signed
Condition
In good condition
Sold with frame
No
Image size
123×197 mm
Total dimensions
175×238×0 mm
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