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: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

PR.977.24.5

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

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

SART 65, Architecture I, Karol Kawiaka, Spring 2012

SART 65, Architecture I, Karol Kawiaka, Spring 2013

SART 65, Architecture I, Karol Kawiaka, Winter 2014

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

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

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

Exhibition History

Etchings by Piranesi, Center for the Arts, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania, October 15-November 11, 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.

St. Paul's School, Concord, New Hampshire, November 15-December 15, 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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