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Plan of the Mausoleum of Caecilia Metella, Wife of the Triumvir Marcus Crassus, Situated in the Ancient Appian Way, Not Far from the Church of S. Sebastiano fuori delle Mura [St. Sebastian outside the Walls]… (Pianta del Mausoleo… [see full title])

18th century
18th century
355 x 513 mm (14 x 20.2 in.)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching
Series: from Roman Antiquities (Le Antichità Romane)
Edition: TOM. 3
Marks: Signed in plate with title, lower right
Bibliography: Focillon 331; Petrucci (1953) 162; Wilton-Ely 464.
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.]
  • death
  • Italy - TGN 1000080
  • mausoleums
  • 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.]
  • Rome - TGN 7000874 (standard English name used here for this well-known city)
  • wives

  • plate Dimensions: 355 x 513 mm (14 x 20.2 in.)

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