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The Fine Sale - Day Two

Sun, Apr 28, 2019 11:00AM EDT
Lot 477

Francesco Piranesi (1750-1810): Meleager , From Classical Statues in Rome

Estimate: $600 - $900
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Etching in black on heavy laid paper, 1780.

35 1/8 x 25 1/4 in. (sheet), 28 x 18 1/2 in. (plate), 39 x 29 3/4 in. (frame).

Note: This image of the Greek mythological figure of Meleager was drawn by Bernardino Nocchi (1741-1812) and etched by Piranesi in 1780 and included in his album Classical Statues in Rome

The estate of Vincent Price; Private Collection.


With margins. The bottom sheet edge trimmed. A central horizontal crease, backed with paper as issued. Pale light- and mat staining. Scattered foxing. A tiny split at the lower right sheet edge. Mat staining on the reverse. 
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