Ruins of the Antonine Baths [Baths of Caracalla] (Rovine delle Terme Antoniniane)
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Ruins of the Antonine Baths [Baths of Caracalla] (Rovine delle Terme Antoniniane)1765
448 x 705 mm (17.6 x 27.8 in.)
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778)
Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on laid paper
State: First of three states
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, lower right margin: “Cavalier Piranesi F.”
Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 103; Focillon 852; Hind 76; Wilton-Ely 209.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), before 1953
Accession Number: 1973.D1.123
Keywords Click a term to view the records with the same keywordThis object has the following keywords:
- 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.]
- Italy - TGN 1000080
- Rome - TGN 7000874 (standard English name used here for this well-known city)
- ruins - Use generally for remains of buildings or groups of buildings that have been destroyed or are in a state of great disrepair or decay.
- plate Dimensions: 448 x 705 mm (17.6 x 27.8 in.)
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