Piranesi: Colosseum
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“Anfiteatro Flavio detto il Colosseo in Roma.”

Beautiful impression of the Colosseum in Rome, in the background the Arch of Constantine.

Copper engraving of the Colosseum in Rome (first edition 1748), here c. 1765, from „Alcune Vedute di Archi Trionfali...“  by Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778), signature: Piranesi fecit., and the number: Tav.12

Sheet size: 30,5 x 46 cm; Print size: 13,5 x 27 cm

Strong and nuanced print on heavy paper, wide margins, very good condition.

Lit.: Arthur Hind, Reprint 1968: Piranesi p. 76. , Taschen 86. Wilton-Ely: Piranes 115

€ 900,-

There are more prints of this beautiful small series „Alcune Vedute di Archi Trionfali…” by G.B. Piranesi in our stock. We will gladly send more information and photos on request.