Vestige delle Terme d'Antonio Caracalla (Remains of the Baths of Antoninus Caracalla), from Le Magnificenze di Roma: Raccolte di varie vedute di Roma (The Magnificence of Rome: Collection of Various Views of Rome)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720 - 1778

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published 1752

Etching on heavy laid paper

Plate: 5 1/4 × 6 15/16 in. (13.3 × 17.7 cm)

Sheet: 20 13/16 × 29 9/16 in. (52.8 × 75.1 cm)

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

PR.977.24.59A

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed in plate, lower left: Piranesi fe. Inscribed in plate, lower left to lower right: Vestigie delle Terme d'Antonino Caracalla Watermark: [fleur-de-lis in circle; similar to Hind 1]

Course History

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

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. 43-4, no. 38a.

Catalogue Raisonne

Focillon, 104

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