Section of the Same Ship with Its Substructure (Sectio ejusdem Navis cim substructione)
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Section of the Same Ship with Its Substructure (Sectio ejusdem Navis cim substructione)18th century
120 x 290 mm (4.7 x 11.4 in.)
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778)
Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching
Series: from The Campus Martius of Ancient Rome, the Work of G. B. Piranesi, Fellow of the Royal Society of Antiquaries, London (Il Campo Marzio dell’ Antica Roma, Opera di G. B. Piranesi socio della reale società degli antiquari di Londra)
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right
Bibliography: Focillon 443; Petrucci (1953) 431c; Wilton-Ely 574.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892)
Accession Number: Retrospective TBD
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)
- sections - Orthographic drawings of a building, object, or site as if cut through and exposed at one specific plane. [April 1992 descriptor moved.]
- ships - Use for watercraft generally larger and more seaworthy than boats; usually propelled by sails or engines.
- plate Dimensions: 120 x 290 mm (4.7 x 11.4 in.)
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