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Various Entablatures, Capitals and Ornamental Fragments

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Various Entablatures, Capitals and Ornamental Fragments

18th century
18th century
407 x 1226 mm (16 x 48.3 in.)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching
Series: from Della Magnificenza ed Architettura de’ Romani
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right
Bibliography: Petrucci (1953) 304 and 307; Wilton-Ely 779 and p. 847 with remark: “S. Pietro in Vaticano, SS. Cosma e Damiano, Palazzo Farnese, etc. Fold-out plate.”
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
  • Rome - TGN 7000874 (standard English name used here for this well-known city)

  • plate Dimensions: 407 x 1226 mm (16 x 48.3 in.)

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