Jean Barbault (ca. 1718-1762), and Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)

[Antique print, etching, Piranesi] Frammenti delle Camere sepolcrali de’ Liberti, e Servi ec. della Famiglia di Augusto. (sculptural fragments tomb chamber), published 1756-1784, 1 p.

Plate XXIX from the III out of four volumes collection Le Antichità Romane collecting plates by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, firstly published by Angelo Rotili in Rome between 1756 and 1757. The second edition appeared in 1784. Original wide margins, no traces of binding or folding. Two plates, one with the illustration and title, the second below with the description.

Titled below: ‘Frammenti delle Camere sepolcrali de’ Liberti, e Servi ec. della Famiglia di Augusto.’

Signed on the bottom left and right: ‘Piranesi Architetto dis. ed inc.‘ and ‘Barbault scolpì le Figure‘.

Translated title: Sculptural fragments from the tomb chambers of the freedmen and slaves etc. of the family of Augustus. Beeldhouwkundige / Sculpturale fragmenten uit de grafkamers van de vrijgelatenen en slaven van de familie van Augustus.


Etching with some interventions in burin on hand laid paper, with broad margins; plate with illustration: 394 x 472 mm; text plate: 49 x 481 mm; total 555 x 802 mm; somewhat frayed end margins, otherwise in great condition. Visible watermark.

Incl. BTW  296,45

Excl. BTW  245,00

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