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View of the Small Waterfall and Rapids, Tivoli (Veduta delle Cascatelle a Tivoli)1769
473 x 705 mm (18.6 x 27.8 in.)
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778)
- 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
- Rome - TGN 7000874 (standard English name used here for this well-known city)
- waterfalls - May be used for artificial waterfalls only if highly naturalistic in form and context; otherwise prefer "cascades" or "fountains." [February 1996 related term added. June 1993 scope note changed.]
- plate Dimensions: 473 x 705 mm (18.6 x 27.8 in.)
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Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778) . View of the Small Waterfall and Rapids, Tivoli (Veduta delle Cascatelle a Tivoli), 1769. From Views of Rome Drawn and Etched by Giambattista Piranesi, Venetian Architect (Vedute di Roma disegnate ed incise da Giambattista Piranesi Architetto Ve[nez]iano). Etching on laid paper. Second of four states. plate : 473 x 705 mm (18.6 x 27.8 in.). DAC accession number 1973.D1.139. Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), before 1953.
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