Veduta della Piazza del Popolo (View of the Piazza del Popolo), from Le Magnificenze di Roma: Vedute di Roma

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720 - 1778

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1750

Etching on heavy laid paper

1/7

Plate: 16 × 21 5/8 in. (40.6 × 54.9 cm)

Sheet: 20 13/16 × 27 3/8 in. (52.8 × 69.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

PR.977.24.12

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, lower center: Veduta della Piazza del Popolo; Inscribed, in plate, lower left: 1. Chiesa di S. M. de Miracoli / 2. Chiesa di S. M. di Monte Santo / 3. Strada del Corso, che conduce al Palazzo di Venezia; Inscribed, in plate, lower right: 4. Strada, che conduce a Piazza di Spagna / 5. Strada che conduce di Ripetta / 6. Guglia Egiziaca inalzala da Sisto V; Watermark: fleur-de-lis in circle [Hind 1]

Course History

REL 30.1, Sacred Cities: Rome, Christopher MacEvitt, Winter 2019

REL 30, Sacred Cities: Rome, Christopher MacEvitt, Spring 2013

REL 30, Sacred Cities: Rome, Christopher MacEvitt, Spring 2013

ARTH 17, Italian Renaissance Architecture: Issues and Approaches, Lauren Jacobi, Winter 2013

CLST 7, The Idea of Rome, Margaret Williamson, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Two Views of Italy: Master Prints by Canaletto and Piranesi, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 11-September 3, 1995, no.39.

St. Paul's School, Concord, New Hampshire, November 15-December 15, 1978.

Giovanni Battista Piranesi: Grandeur and Fantasy: Visions and Views of Rome, Grinnell College, Faulconer Gallery, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts, January 22 - February 25, 2007, no.81.

Etchings by Piranesi, Center for the Arts, Muhlenberg College, Alentown, Pennsylvania, October 15-November 11, 1978.

Publication History

Thomas Agran, Judith Barrett, et.al., Giovanni Battista Piranesi: Grandeur and Fantasy: Visions and Views of Rome, Grinnell, Iowa: Grinnell College, Faulconer Gallery, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts, 2007, ill. page 54, cat no.81

Richard Rand and John Varriano, Two Views of Italy: Master Prints by Canaletto and Piranesi, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1995, no. 39, fig. 17.

Catalogue Raisonne

Focillon 794; Hind 14 i/vii

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