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View of the Piazza di Monte Cavallo [now the Piazza del Quirinale, with the Quirinal Palace to the right] (Veduta della Piazza di Monte Cavallo)

1750
18th century
387 x 540 mm (15.2 x 21.3 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 del. et sculp.”
Bibliography: 1972 cat. no. 24; Focillon 808; Hind 15; Wilton-Ely 142.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), before 1953
Accession Number: 1973.D1.38.62

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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
  • palaces - Use for official residences, frequently large and impressively appointed, of sovereigns or other high dignitaries; for other large stately dwellings but not official residences, use "mansions." [July 1995 descriptor moved.]
  • Rome - TGN 7000874 (standard English name used here for this well-known city)

Dimensions
  • plate Dimensions: 387 x 540 mm (15.2 x 21.3 in.)

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