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Ancient Mausoleum Erected for the Ashes of a Roman Emperor (Mausoleo antico eretto per le ceneri d'un Imperadore Romano)ca. 1743
382 x 255 mm (15 x 10 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: 382 x 255 mm (15 x 10 in.)
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Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778) . Ancient Mausoleum Erected for the Ashes of a Roman Emperor (Mausoleo antico eretto per le ceneri d'un Imperadore Romano), ca. 1743. From Part One of Architecture and Perspectives… (Prima Parte di Architettura e Prospettive inventate ed incise da Giambattista Piranesi Architteto Veneziano fra gli Arcadi Salcindio Tiseio). Etching with title printed from a separate plate on laid paper. plate : 382 x 255 mm (15 x 10 in.). DAC accession number 1973.D1.38.23. 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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