Veduta del Ponte e Castello Sant'Angelo (View of the Bridge and Castle of Sant'Angelo), from Le Magnificenze di Roma: Vedute di Roma

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720 - 1778

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published 1752

Etching on heavy laid paper

Plate: 14 7/8 × 22 15/16 in. (37.8 × 58.3 cm)

Sheet: 20 3/4 × 27 13/16 in. (52.7 × 70.6 cm)

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

PR.977.24.32

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in plate, lower right: Piranesi Architeto fec. Inscribed, in plate, lower center: Veduta del Ponte e Castello Sant‘Angelo; lnscribed, in plate, lower left: 1. Avanzi del Sepolcro di Adriano Im.re. Da questo furono levate da Costan- / tino Magno le Colonne della Basilica di S. Paolo fuori delle mura. Nella cima / di esso era colocata la Pigna di metallo, dentro la quale stavano riposte le ceneri / del medesimo Adriano: da qui fu trasportata insieme coi Pavoni pur di me-: Inscribed, in plate, lower right: tallo nel Giardino di Belvedere nel Vaticano. Questo Sepolcro poi fu ridotto in for / ma di Castello. 2. Basilica di S. Pietro in Vaticano. 3. Palazzo Pontificio. 4. Ospi- / tale di S. Spirito 5. Teatro di Tordinona. 6. Espurgo dele immondezze della / Citta. Watermark: fleur-de-lis in circle [Hind 1]

Course History

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

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

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.52.

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, no. 52, plate 12.

Catalogue Raisonne

Focillon 793; Hind 29 i/vi

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