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Large Piranesi Vase print. Side view, hand-coloured in 'moss' tones.

Large Piranesi Vase print. Side view, hand-coloured in 'moss' tones.

by Piranesi, Giovanni Battista/Francesco

Piranesi Large Vase, usually referred to these days as a Piranesi Urn. Side view.

Reproduction print of a rare etching on copperplate, from the workshop of Giovanni Battista Piranesi and son. Originally published in Rome between 1773 and 1777 for Piranesi's "Vasi, Candelabri, Cippi y Sarcofagi.."

This grand vase is as printed. It is also available hand-coloured in rust colour or green moss tones.
Size: 65 x 45cm (25.5 x 17.75 inches).

If you prefer antique vases or antique urns that are original antique prints, we have a wide range of very rare copperplate etchings in our Antique Prints: Classical section. Piranesi was the finest etcher of his time. The three dimensional impression and depth of definition of his etchings is fantastic. While the reproductions listed in this section are available hand-coloured, the original copperplate etchings in the Antique Prints section are in their original black and white state, on hand-made paper.

Stock Number: HE120MPrice: $80.00