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View of St. Peter’s Basilica and Piazza in the Vatican (Veduta della Basilica, e Piazza si S. Pietro in Vaticano)ca. 1748
404 x 545 mm (15.9 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.]
- Italy - TGN 1000080
- Rome - TGN 7000874 (standard English name used here for this well-known city)
- plate Dimensions: 404 x 545 mm (15.9 x 21.5 in.)
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Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778) . View of St. Peter’s Basilica and Piazza in the Vatican (Veduta della Basilica, e Piazza si S. Pietro in Vaticano), ca. 1748. 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. Fifth of seven states. plate : 404 x 545 mm (15.9 x 21.5 in.). Sheet : 507 x 727 mm (20 x 28.6 in.). DAC accession number 1973.D1.38.50. Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), before 1953. Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (photo: R. Lancefield) .
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