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Marble Candelabrum Found at Hadrian’s Villa18th century
670 x 420 mm (26.4 x 16.5 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.]
- 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.]
- villas - Related Term
- plate Dimensions: 670 x 420 mm (26.4 x 16.5 in.)
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Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778) . Marble Candelabrum Found at Hadrian’s Villa, 18th century. From Vasi, Candelabri, Cippi, Sarcofagi, Tripodi, Lucerne, ed Ornamenti Antichi Disegn. ed Incisi dal Cav. Gio. Batta. Piranesi. Etching. plate : 670 x 420 mm (26.4 x 16.5 in.). DAC accession number Retrospective TBD. Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892).
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