Piranesi: The ancient Appian Way
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Part of the ancient Appian Way about three miles outside Porta S. Sebastiano

„Parte dell`antica via Appia fuori di Porta S. Sebastiano circa tre miglia.“

Daylight illuminates the overgrown ruins of the historical Appian Way (Via Appian). In the foreground, a group of travellers resting.

Copper engraving, first published in 1748, here around 1765, from "Alcune Vedute di Archi Trionfali..." by Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778), signed in the plate: Piranesi fecit, upper left: Tav 30

Sheet size: 30,5 x 46 cm; Print site. 14 x 27 cm

Detailed, nuanced impression on strong laid paper, wide paper margins, very good condition.

€ 650,-

Lit.: Focillon 59; Wilton-Ely: Piranesi 123

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.