Stones of the Capitoline in Rome - Prints & Drawings

Stones of the Capitoline in Rome
Stones of the Capitoline in Rome

Stones of the Capitoline in Rome

Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Italian, 1720-1778
Lapides Capitolini (Stones of the Capitoline)
Engraving on laid paper, c. 1762

Piranesi is known for his many copperplate engravings showing views of Rome, but this work, an unusually large plate on a fold-out folio, depicting various epigraphic stones and sculptural fragments, is much rarer for both its subject matter and size.

Plate: 22.75" h. x 48.6" w.
Frame: 35" h. x 60" w.

Price: $6,500