Piranesi, Francesco: View of the Gate of the City of Pompeii, Year 1788/89
This view of Pompeii belongs to a rare group of four etchings on this specific archaeological subject. As the successor of his late father Giovanni Battista, Piranesi F. etchings are very similar for their dramatic lighting and methodology to the works of the Father. Excellent, clear and high contrast etching with full border. Size 53 x 72 cm.
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