Piranesi: Arch of Trajan in Ancona
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Arch of Trajan in Ancona

„Arco di Traiano in Ancona”

Atmospheric depiction of the Arch of Trajan in Ancona. It was built by the architect Apollodorus of Damascus in 100-115 A.D.

Copper engraving (first edition 1748), here c. 1765, from „Alcune Vedute di Archi Trionfali...“  by Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778), signature: Piranesi (f)., at the bottom right: Tav. 28.

Sheet size: 30,5 x 46 cm; Print size: 13,6 x 26,9 cm

Beautiful, nuanced print of heavy paper, wide margins, very good condition.

Lit.: Arthur Hind, Reprint 1968, Piranesi: p. 76. Taschen 103. Wilton-Ely: Piranesi 132

€ 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.