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[Plate of two neo-Classical fireplaces, from "Diverse maniere d'adornare i cammini ed ogni altra parte degli edifizi" Giovanni Battista PIRANESI.

[Plate of two neo-Classical fireplaces, from "Diverse maniere d'adornare i cammini ed ogni altra parte degli edifizi".

[25] [Rome: mid- 1770s - 1790]. Etched plate, on laid paper, by Piranesi. In good condition with large margins, with 1 half-inch tear to the left blank margin. Sheet size: 15 3/8 x 20 7/8 inches.

A fine example of Priranesi's work on a more domestic scale. Fifty-six of the sixty-nine plates in Piranesi's Diverse maniere d'adornare i cammini ed ogni altra parte degli edifizi... are devoted to fire-place designs, with Piranesi drawing inspiration from Greek, Etruscan and Egyptian architecture.

Ficacci 651; Focillon 885; Wilton-Ely 839; Hind p. 86.

Item #20511

Price: $560.00

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