Le Magnificenze di Roma: Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720 - 1778, after Francesco Polanzani, Italian, 1700 - about 1783

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1750

Etching on heavy laid paper

Plate: 15 1/4 × 11 5/16 in. (38.8 × 28.7 cm)

Sheet: 20 3/4 × 14 11/16 in. (52.7 × 37.3 cm)

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

PR.977.24.2

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in plate, lower left: F. Polanzani faciebat 1750 Super. permissu; Inscribed, in plate, lower left to lower right (on stone base): JO. BAP. PIRANESI / VENET. ARCHITECTUS; Watermark: fleur-de-lis in circle [Hind 1]

Exhibition History

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

Piranesi at Dartmouth: Etchings by Giovanni Battista Piranesi in the Dartmouth College Collections, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 4-August 22, 1976.

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

Publication History

L. Nichols, Piranesi at Dartmouth: Etchings by Giovanni Battista Piranesi in the Dartmouth College Collections, Hanover, NH: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1976, p. 70, no. 95.

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