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Another View of the Pronaos Facade Drawn and Described in Plate V… (Autre vue de la Facade du Pronaos, dessine et decrit dans la planche V…)

ca. 1778-1779
18th century
491 x 716 mm (19.3 x 28.2 in.)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on laid paper
Print impression quality: Fairly good
Series: from Differentes vues…de Pesto
Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807?
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: “Cav. Piranesi f.”
Marks: Watermark: No watermark
Bibliography: Focillon 588, with the volume’s frontispiece and plates 16, 19, and 20 by Francesco; Hind (1922), p. 87 and p. 19, suggesting that Francesco executed all plates in the volume; Wilton-Ely 723.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), before 1953
Accession Number: 1973.D1.38.47

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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
  • plans (drawings) - Use for orthographic drawings in the horizontal plane, generally depicting discrete objects or spaces. Can also be used for a set of drawings for a project. For general reference to depictions or photographs showing structures or sites seen from directly above, use "plan views." For representations in plan view of portions of the earth's surface, emphasizing arterial or regional relationships and using larger scales, prefer "maps." [April 1992 descriptor moved. September 1991 descriptor changed, was "plans"; alternate term changed, was 'plan'. April 1991 scope note changed.]

  • plate Dimensions: 491 x 716 mm (19.3 x 28.2 in.)

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