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Ancient Altar (Ara antica)

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Ancient Altar (Ara antica)

18th century
18th century
430 x 240 mm (16.9 x 9.4 in.)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching
Series: from Antichità d’Albano e di Castel Gandolfo Descritte ed incise da Giovambatista Piranesi
Marks: Signed in plate within image, lower right
Bibliography: Focillon 517; Petrucci (1953) 465; Wilton-Ely 650 and p. 707 with remark: “In S. Maria della Stella, Albano. See also 990.”
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892)
Accession Number: Retrospective TBD

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  • altars - Use for constructions upon which religious sacrifice is offered. Includes both small, tablelike fixtures and larger, free-standing, outdoor structures. For the surface at which communion is celebrated in Protestant churches, use "communion tables." [September 1993 related term added. March 1993 descriptor moved. October 1991 scope note changed.]
  • 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
  • religions

  • plate Dimensions: 430 x 240 mm (16.9 x 9.4 in.)

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