Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)

[Antique print, etching, Piranesi] Pianta degli avanzi del Portico d’Ottavia (remains of Porticus Octaviae), published 1756-1784, 1 p.

Plate XXXIX from the fourth and last volume of 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. Single plate with illustration and explanatory text.

Titled below: ‘Pianta degli avanzi del Portico d’Ottavia…’

Signed on the bottom right: ‘Piranesi Archit. dis. inc.‘.

Translated title: Plan of the remains of the Portico d’Ottavia / Plattegrond van de overblijfselen van de Portico d’Ottavia (Porticus Octaviae, enclosed the temples of Jupiter Stator and Juno Regina, as well as a library).

Etching with some interventions in burin on hand laid paper, with broad margins; plate mark: 396 x 596 mm; total 557 x 800 mm; frayed end margins, traces of a damp stain on the top right margin;  otherwise in great condition. Visible watermark.

Incl. BTW  254,10

Excl. BTW  210,00

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