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Inscriptions and Fragments from the Tomb Chambers of the Arruntii etc. (Iscrizioni e Frammenti delle Camere sepolcrali della Famiglia Arruntii ec.)

18th century
18th century
390 x 475 mm (15.4 x 18.7 in.)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching
Series: from Roman Antiquities (Le Antichità Romane)
Marks: Signed in plate by Piranesi, lower left; signed in plate by Barbault, lower right
Bibliography: Focillon 235; Petrucci (1953) 62; Wilton-Ely 370.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892)
Accession Number: Retrospective TBD

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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.]
  • death
  • 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)

Dimensions
  • plate Dimensions: 390 x 475 mm (15.4 x 18.7 in.)

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