Funerary Monument of Mamertinus and His Wife Partenope Found on Via Labicana in 1765 Together with a Vase and Lamps
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Funerary Monument of Mamertinus and His Wife Partenope Found on Via Labicana in 1765 Together with a Vase and Lamps18th century
655 x 410 mm (25.8 x 16.1 in.)
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778)
Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching
Series: from Vasi, Candelabri, Cippi, Sarcofagi, Tripodi, Lucerne, ed Ornamenti Antichi Disegn. ed Incisi dal Cav. Gio. Batta. Piranesi
Marks: Signed in plate, lower left
Bibliography: Focillon 672; Petrucci (1953) 577; Wilton-Ely 959 and p. 1037 for remarks.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892)
Accession Number: Retrospective TBD
Keywords Click a term to view the records with the same keywordThis object has the following keywords:
- lamps (lighting devices) - Lighting devices having a vessel to contain the source of illumination, such as grease or oil; also those that have a separate energy source to which they are connected, such as gas or electricity.
- ornament - Decorative forms that are an integral part of a building or object but are not essential to its structure. Regarding techniques of embellishment in general, use "decoration (process)." [November 1990 descriptor moved.]
- plate Dimensions: 655 x 410 mm (25.8 x 16.1 in.)
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