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The Skeletonsca. 1745
391 x 547 mm (15.4 x 21.5 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.]
- human body - From TGM: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/tgm/item/tgm005208
- Italy - TGN 1000080
- Rome - TGN 7000874 (standard English name used here for this well-known city)
- skeletons - From TGM: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/tgm/item/tgm009676
- plate Dimensions: 391 x 547 mm (15.4 x 21.5 in.)
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Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778) . The Skeletons, ca. 1745. From Grotteschi. Etching on laid paper. Second of three states. plate : 391 x 547 mm (15.4 x 21.5 in.). Sheet : 508 x 711 mm (20 x 28 in.). DAC accession number 1973.D1.38.26. Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), before 1953. Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (photo: M. Johnston) .
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