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Interior View of the Cavern of the Acqua Virgo (Scenographia operis includentis specum Acquae Virginis)


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Interior View of the Cavern of the Acqua Virgo (Scenographia operis includentis specum Acquae Virginis)

18th century
18th century
220 x 350 mm (8.7 x 13.8 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: Unsigned
Bibliography: Focillon 451; Petrucci (1953) 437a; Wilton-Ely 582.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892)
Accession Number: Retrospective TBD

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This 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.]
  • interior views - Use for photographs or other representations of the interior of a building or other structure. [April 1991 descriptor moved; lead-in term added.]
  • Italy - TGN 1000080
  • Rome - TGN 7000874 (standard English name used here for this well-known city)

Dimensions
  • plate Dimensions: 220 x 350 mm (8.7 x 13.8 in.)

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