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View of the Basilica of S. Paolo fuori delle Mura [St. Paul outside the walls], Built by Constantine the Great (Veduta della Basilica di S. Paolo fuor delle mura, eretta da Costantino Magno)

1748
18th century
410 x 622 mm (16.1 x 24.5 in.)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on laid paper
State: Fifth of six states
Series: 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)
Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right margin: “Piranesi F.”
Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 8; Focillon 723; Hind 6; Wilton-Ely 171.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), before 1953
Accession Number: 1973.D1.38.53

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This object has the following keywords:
  • 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)

Dimensions
  • plate Dimensions: 410 x 622 mm (16.1 x 24.5 in.)

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