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Fragments of the Marble Plan of Ancient Rome… (Frammenti di Marmo della Pianta di Roma antica…)18th century
385 x 465 mm (15.2 x 18.3 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
- 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)
- plate Dimensions: 385 x 465 mm (15.2 x 18.3 in.)
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Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778) . Fragments of the Marble Plan of Ancient Rome… (Frammenti di Marmo della Pianta di Roma antica…), 18th century. From Roman Antiquities (Le Antichità Romane). Etching. plate : 385 x 465 mm (15.2 x 18.3 in.). DAC accession number Retrospective TBD. Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892).
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