Perspective View of One of the Candelabra from no. 995 with Stem Decorated with Vine Leaves, Fruit, and Goats’ Heads
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Perspective View of One of the Candelabra from no. 995 with Stem Decorated with Vine Leaves, Fruit, and Goats’ Heads18th century
700 x 353 mm (27.6 x 13.9 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 709; Petrucci (1953) 607; Wilton-Ely 996 and p. 1077 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: 700 x 353 mm (27.6 x 13.9 in.)
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