Title page from Le Magnificenze di Roma: Vedute di Roma

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720 - 1778

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1748, portfolio published 1752

Etching on heavy laid paper

Plate: 15 13/16 × 21 9/16 in. (40.2 × 54.8 cm)

Sheet: 20 13/16 × 27 5/16 in. (52.8 × 69.4 cm)

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

PR.977.24.3

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, upper left on stone: VEDVTE DI ROMA / DISEGNATE ED INCISE / DA GIAMBATTISTA P... IRANESI / ARCHITETTO VE...IANO; Signed, in plate, lower right: Piranesi inu. Scol.; Watermark: fleur-de-lis in circle [Hind 1]

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.34.

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

Richard Rand and John Varriano, Two Views of Italy: Master Prints by Canaletto and Piranesi, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1995, p. 57, no. 34, fig. 19.

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. 96.

Published References

Edgar Peters Bowron and Joseph J. Rishel, Art in Rome in the Eighteenth Century, Philadelphia, PA: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2000, p. 578, no. 421.

Catalogue Raisonne

Focillon 719; Hind, 1 i/v; R. 1 a/e

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