Perspective View of the [Newdigate] Candelabrum from no. 991 with Rams’ Heads and Elephants’ Heads at the Angles
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Perspective View of the [Newdigate] Candelabrum from no. 991 with Rams’ Heads and Elephants’ Heads at the Angles18th century
695 x 350 mm (27.4 x 13.8 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 705; Petrucci (1953) 603; Wilton-Ely 992 and p. 1073 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:
- 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.]
- perspective - Use for any graphic method concerned with conveying an impression of depth or for representation by means of geometric projection using one or more vanishing points.
- plate Dimensions: 695 x 350 mm (27.4 x 13.8 in.)
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