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Room Found in 1758 among the Ruins of an Ancient Villa on the Appian Way at Frattocchie, near Albano, from Which the Ancient Manner of Heating and Cooling Rooms Was Discovered… (Stanza rinvenuta l’anno 1758, fra le rovine d’un’antica… [see full title])

18th century
18th century
160 x 220 mm (6.3 x 8.7 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: Unsigned
Bibliography: Focillon 536; Petrucci (1953) 482b; Wilton-Ely 669.
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.]
  • Italy - TGN 1000080
  • ruins - Use generally for remains of buildings or groups of buildings that have been destroyed or are in a state of great disrepair or decay.
  • villas - Related Term

  • plate Dimensions: 160 x 220 mm (6.3 x 8.7 in.)

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