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Views of the Facade of the Basilica of S. Croce in Gerusalemme [the Holy Cross in Jerusalem] (Veduta della Facciata della Basilica di S. Croce in Gerusalemme)

ca. 1750
18th century
406 x 618 mm (16 x 24.3 in.)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on laid paper
State: Fourth of six states
Print impression quality: Good; old DAC card has quality of impression “one of the best in our collection”
Series: from Views of Rome Drawn and Etched by Giambattista Piranesi, Venetian Architect (Vedute di Roma disegnate ed incise da Giambattista Piranesi Architetto Ve[nez]iano)
Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807
Marks: Signed in plate below composition, lower right: “Giovan Battista Piranesi Architetto dis., ed inc.”
Marks: Watermark: Hind #7
Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 18; Focillon 729; Hind 11; Wilton-Ely 173.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), before 1953
Accession Number: 1973.D1.38.58

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  • architecture - Art or science of designing and building structures, especially habitable structures, in accordance with principles determined by aesthetic and practical or material considerations. Refers also to the structures created. [November 1994 related term added. October 1990 alternate term added.]
  • Asia - TGN 1000004
  • Israel - TGN 1000119
  • Italy - TGN 1000080
  • Jerusalem - TGN 7001371
  • Palestine (historical region) - TGN 7004540
  • Rome - TGN 7000874 (standard English name used here for this well-known city)

  • plate Dimensions: 406 x 618 mm (16 x 24.3 in.)

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