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Remains of the Mausoleum of Augustus (Reliquiae mausolei Augusti)

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Remains of the Mausoleum of Augustus (Reliquiae mausolei Augusti)

18th century
18th century
215 x 355 mm (8.5 x 14 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 left
Bibliography: Focillon 452; Petrucci (1953) 437b; Wilton-Ely 583.
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
  • Italy - TGN 1000080
  • mausoleums
  • Rome - TGN 7000874 (standard English name used here for this well-known city)

  • plate Dimensions: 215 x 355 mm (8.5 x 14 in.)

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