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 Apollodor of Damaskus 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
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