Piranesi: The Arch of Rimini
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The Arch of Rimini built for Augustus

“Arco di Rimino fabbricato da Augusto”

Strong impression of the arch at Rimini, built in honour for the emperor Augustus in the year 27 A.D.

Copper engraving of the Arch of Rimini (first edition 1748), here c. 1765, from „Alcune Vedute di Archi Trionfali...“ by Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778), signature: Piranesi (f)., at the upper right the number 20.

Nuanced, atmospheric print on heavy paper, wide margins, very good condition.

Sheet size: 30,5 x 46 cm ; Print size: 13,7 x 27 cm

Lit.: Arthur Hind, Reprint 1968, Piranesi: p. 76. Wilton-Ely: Piranesi 121. Taschen 89.  Focillon 59

€ 850,-

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.