Giovanni Battista Piranesi
(b. Mogliani 1720, d. Rome 1778)
Giovanni Bouchard (publ.): Opere varie di architettura prospettive Grotteschi Antichita [...] Raccolte da Giovanni Bouchard [...]. Rome: con licenza de superiori 1750. Lex folio. Measurement of sheet: 49×33.5 cm. Frontispiece and 16 engraved prints, of which 14 are numbered in plate (1–14). Text in Italian. Bound in one cont. half calf binding with signs of wear due to age and use.
Piranesi is considered one of the most accomplished printmakers of the 18th century. This collection includes prints of architecture, perspectives, grotesques, and antiquities.