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Elevation and Section of a Tomb in the Tomb Chambers of the Freedmen, Slaves, etc. of L. Arruntius… (Si dimostrano nella presente Tavola il Prospetto, e Profilo di un Sepolcro delle Camere de’ Liberti, e Servi ec. di L. Arunzio…)

18th century
18th century
315 x 203 mm (12.4 x 8 in.)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching
Series: from Roman Antiquities (Le Antichità Romane)
Marks: Unsigned
Bibliography: Focillon 233; Petrucci (1953) 60; Wilton-Ely 368.
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.]
  • death
  • elevations (drawings) - Drawings showing the vertical elements of a building, either exterior or interior, as a direct projection to a vertical plane. DAC [April 1992 descriptor moved. May 1991 descriptor changed, was "elevations"; alternate term changed, was 'elevation'.]
  • graves - Excavations in the earth used for burial; for constructions raised over or around burial sites, use "tombs." [April 1993 related term added.]
  • Italy - TGN 1000080
  • Rome - TGN 7000874 (standard English name used here for this well-known city)
  • sections - Orthographic drawings of a building, object, or site as if cut through and exposed at one specific plane. [April 1992 descriptor moved.]

  • plate Dimensions: 315 x 203 mm (12.4 x 8 in.)

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