Veduta della Dogana di Terra a Piazza di Pietra (View of the Customhouse in the Piazza di Pietra), from Le Magnificenze di Roma: Vedute di Roma

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720 - 1778

Share

published 1752

Etching on heavy laid paper

Plate: 17 1/2 × 23 11/16 in. (44.4 × 60.2 cm)

Sheet: 20 13/16 × 27 5/8 in. (52.8 × 70.2 cm)

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

PR.977.24.30

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in plate, lower right: Piranesi Architetto fec.; Inscribed, in plate, lower center: Veduta della Dogana di Terra a Piazza di Pietra; Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Questa fu fabbricata sulle rovine della Curia di / Antonino Pio nel suo Foro. / 1. Avanzo di Colonne rimaste, oggi mezzo / internate nella nuova Fabbrica. / 2. Architrave antico ristorato. / 3. Cornicione, ed Ordine Attico nuovamente rifatto.; Inscribed, in plate, lower right: 4. Abitazione moderna. / 5. Collegio Bergamasco. 6. Quartiere de'Soldati. / 7. Strada che va al Corso.; 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.50.

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.80.

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 10, Figure 1, cat no.80

Richard Rand and John Varriano, Two Views of Italy: Master Prints by Canaletto and Piranesi, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1995, no. 50, fig. 21.

Catalogue Raisonne

Focillon 821; Hind 32 i/vi

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

Noticed a mistake? Have some extra information about this object? Contact Us