Spelonca della Ninfa Egeria, detta volgarmente La Cafarella (Cave of the Nymph Egeria, commonly called the Cafarella), from Le Magnificenze di Roma: Raccolte di varie dedute di Roma (The Magnificence of Rome: Collection of Various Views of Rome)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720 - 1778

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1752

Etching on heavy laid paper

Plate: 4 7/8 × 7 1/2 in. (12.4 × 19.1 cm)

Sheet: 20 13/16 × 29 1/2 in. (52.8 × 75 cm)

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

PR.977.24.42B

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed in plate, lower right: Piranesi F. Inscribed in plate, lower center: Spelonca della Ninfa Egeria, detta volgarmente la Cafarella / ; inscribed in plate, lower left: 1. Temppio delle Camene oggi S. Urbano Watermark: [fleur-de-lis in circle, similar to Hind 1]

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. 29-30, no. 21b.

Published References

L. Nichols, Piranesi at Dartmouth: Etchings by Giovanni Battista Piranesi in the Dartmouth College Collections, Hanover, NH: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1976, p. 29-30, no. 21b.

Catalogue Raisonne

Focillon, 108

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