Veduta interna della Basilica di S. Pietro in Vaticano (View of the interior of the Bascilica of St. Peter's in the Vatican), from Le Magnificenze di Roma: Vedute di Roma

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720 - 1778

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1748

Etching on heavy laid paper

Plate: 16 1/8 × 23 7/16 in. (41 × 59.6 cm)

Sheet: 20 13/16 × 27 1/2 in. (52.9 × 69.8 cm)

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

PR.977.24.5

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed in plate, lower left: Piranesi fecit Inscribed, in plate, lower center: Veduta interna della Basilica di S. Pietro in Vaticano Watermark: fleur-de-lis in circle [Hind 1]

Course History

REL 30.1, Sacred Cities: Rome, Christopher MacEvitt, Winter 2019

SART 65, 66, 68, Architecture I, II, III, Karol Kawiaka, Spring 2015

ARTH 13, Rome: The Eternal City, Nicola Camerlenghi, Summer 2014

SART 65, Architecture I, Karol Kawiaka, Winter 2014

SART 65, Architecture I, Karol Kawiaka, Spring 2013

SART 65, Architecture I, Karol Kawiaka, Spring 2012

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. 70-71, no. 98.

Catalogue Raisonne

Hind 4 I/VI; Focillon 788

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