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View of the Rear Entrance of the Basilica of S. Maria Maggiore (Veduta della Facciata di dietro della Basilica di S. Maria Maggiore)

1742
18th century
403 x 619 mm (15.9 x 24.4 in.)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on laid paper
State: Third 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, lower right margin: “Giov. Battista Piranesi Architetto dis. ed. inc.”
Bibliography: 1792 cat. no.17; Focillon 727; Hind 10; Wilton-Ely 172.
Accession Number: Retrospective TBD

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  • 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)

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  • plate Dimensions: 403 x 619 mm (15.9 x 24.4 in.)

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