Ruins with Serpents, a Sarcophagus, and a Pine Tree, from the Grotteschi series of Le Magnificenze di Roma: Opere Varie di Architettua

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720 - 1778

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published 1752

Etching on heavy laid paper

Plate: 15 1/4 × 21 3/8 in. (38.7 × 54.3 cm)

Sheet: 20 9/16 × 27 5/16 in. (52.3 × 69.3 cm)

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

PR.977.25.44

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in plate, lower left: Piranesi invento' ed incise; Signed, in plate, lower right: Ap. [superscript] o Piranesi dirimpetto l'Accademia di Francia in Roma; Watermark: [fleur-de-lis in circle, Hind 1]

Exhibition History

St. Paul's School, Concord, New Hampshire, November 15-December 15, 1978.

Etchings by Piranesi, Center for the Arts, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania, October 15-November 11, 1978.

Catalogue Raisonne

Focillon 22; Hind p. 80 no. 26

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