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Views of Rome Drawn and Etched by Giambattista Piranesi, Venetian Architect: title page

1748
18th century
410 x 557 mm (16.1 x 21.9 in.)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on laid paper
State: Fourth of five 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: “Piranesi inv. scol.”
Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 1; Focillon 719; Hind 1; Wilton-Ely 134.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), before 1953
Accession Number: 1973.D1.38.48

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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)
  • title pages - The pages of books that display the book's title and usually such information as the author's name, the publisher, and sometimes the date of publication. Where more than one page giving particulars of the title are present, that giving the fullest information is the title page. BATCOB

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  • plate Dimensions: 410 x 557 mm (16.1 x 21.9 in.)

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