Vestige delle Terme Diocletiane (Remains of the Baths of Diocletian), 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 3/16 × 7 3/16 in. (13.2 × 18.2 cm)

Sheet: 20 3/4 × 29 9/16 in. (52.7 × 75.1 cm)

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

PR.977.24.60B

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 left to lower right: Vestige delle Terme Diocletiane Watermark: [fleur-de-lis in a 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. 45, no. 39b.

Catalogue Raisonne

Focillon, 88

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