Arts and Culture 

NFTs of Piranesi drawings for sale

NFTs of Piranesi drawings for sale
Arts and Culture 

NFTs of Piranesi drawings for sale

28/04/2022


A classical forum with steps and a column, Giovanni Battista Piranesi,c.1748-1752© 2022, The Trustees of the British Museum

In its latest collaboration with the British Museum, the French NFT platform LaCollection has announced that it is selling digital versions of twenty drawings by the Venetian artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778). Authenticated through blockchain technology, these items are being sold in three categories: Ultra Rare (2 editions), Super Rare (10), and Open Edition (maximum 50). Ultra Rare will be offered in an auction with the starting price set at 4,000 euros. Super Rare and Open Edition have fixed prices: 2000 euros and 499 euros, respectively. The complete calendar, with key dates, can be seen on lacollection.io.

A colonnaded atrium with domes, c.1740-1743, Giovanni Battista Piranesi© 2022, The Trustees of the British Museum

A monumental vaulted interior viewed from beneath an arch, Giovanni Battista Piranesi,c.1747-1750, © 2022, The Trustees of the British Museum

An antique temple (recto),Giovanni Battista Piranesi,c.1740-1742© 2022, The Trustees of the British Museum

View of the Portico of Gaius and Lucius, at the intersection of the Vicus Jugurius with the Via del Teatro di Marcello, Rome, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, c.1760-1765© 2022, The Trustees of the British Museum


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