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Piranesi large volume 23,

Etching and engraving

Edition: Contains 15 etchings and engravings, including 2 reproductions by Dorigny and 8 subjects by Francesco Piranesi, after Despres: St. Peter’s interior, Pauline Chapel interior, Pyrotechnics above Castel S. Angelo, Grotta di Posilipo; the Villa Medici, by F. Piranesi, and 4 miscellaneous etchings. Published 1800–1807 by Francesco & Pietro Piranesi, Paris

Accession number: Retrospective TBD

The album includes images depicting holy rites in progress in the interiors of St. Peter’s and the Pauline Chapel.

Work Type: prints

Related Works: Contains 15 etchings and engravings, including 2 reproductions by Dorigny and 8 subjects by Francesco Piranesi, after Despres: St. Peter’s interior, Pauline Chapel interior, Pyrotechnics above Castel S. Angelo, Grotta di Posilipo; the Villa Medici, by F. Piranesi, and 4 miscellaneous etchings.

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