Piranesi Campo Marzio for sale

PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista – Campo Marzio dell’antica Roma. Rome,1762. At Il Ponte auction house

Giovanni Battista Piranesi  (1720 – 1778) was an Italian artist famous for his etching of Rome. He was already famous in its time, also thanks to the “Grand Tour”. During the 17th- and 18th-century wealthy young European began taking a trek through Italy in search of art, culture and the roots of Western civilization. The developing…