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Tomb of the Scipios (Sepolcro della famiglia de’ Scipioni)1748
136 x 273 mm (5.4 x 10.7 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.]
- graves - Excavations in the earth used for burial; for constructions raised over or around burial sites, use "tombs." [April 1993 related term added.]
- Italy - TGN 1000080
- Rome - TGN 7000874 (standard English name used here for this well-known city)
- plate Dimensions: 136 x 273 mm (5.4 x 10.7 in.)
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Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778) . Tomb of the Scipios (Sepolcro della famiglia de’ Scipioni), 1748. From Some Views of Triumphal Arches and Other Monuments Erected by the Romans… (Alcune Vedute di Archi Trionfali…). Etching on laid paper. plate : 136 x 273 mm (5.4 x 10.7 in.). DAC accession number 1973.D1.38.39. Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), before 1953. Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (photo: R. Lee) .
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