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Illustration of the Paved Floor of the Pool and the Reservoirs as Illustrated in Plate XV (Dimostrazione del Lastricato della piscina e delle conserve delineate nella Tav. XV)

18th century
18th century
300 x 220 mm (11.8 x 8.7 in.)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching
Series: from Antichità d’Albano e di Castel Gandolfo Descritte ed incise da Giovambatista Piranesi
Marks: Signed in plate with title, lower right
Bibliography: Focillon 527; Petrucci (1953) 474; Wilton-Ely 660.
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.]
  • floors - The surfaces of rooms or spaces on which one walks. [March 1993 descriptor moved. March 1991 scope note added.]
  • Italy - TGN 1000080
  • reservoirs (water distribution structures) - Use for places or receptacles where fluids are accumulated and retained until needed. [March 1993 descriptor changed, was 'reservoirs'; alternate term changed, was 'reservoir'.]
  • water

  • plate Dimensions: 300 x 220 mm (11.8 x 8.7 in.)

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