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

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

[15] [Rome: mid - 1770s to 1790]. Etched plate, on laid paper, by Piranesi. In good condition with large margins. Sheet size: 15 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 644; Focillon 875; Wilton-Ely 832; Hind p. 86.

Item #20515

Price: $600.00 save 20% $480.00

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