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Fragments of frieze, capitals and various ornamental fragments

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Fragments of frieze, capitals and various ornamental fragments

18th century
18th century
395 x 600 mm (15.6 x 23.6 in.)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching
Series: from Trofei di Ottaviano Augusto (Trofeo di Ottaviano Augusto…)
Marks: Signed in plate with title, lower right
Bibliography: Focillon 139; Petrucci (1953) 387; Wilton-Ely 274 and p. 321 with remark: “From Orti Farnesiani, S. Giorgio in Velabro, etc.”
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892)
Accession Number: Retrospective TBD

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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.]
  • friezes (entablature components) - Middle horizontal members of a classical entablature, above the architrave and below the cornice; for horizontal decorated bands in general, found on architecture and furniture, use "friezes (ornamental bands)." [April 1993 related term added. March 1993 descriptor moved. June 1991 scope note changed.]

  • plate Dimensions: 395 x 600 mm (15.6 x 23.6 in.)

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