Item 1528 - Rome

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GB 249 T-GED/22/1/1528




  • [c. 1750-1760] (Creation)

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1 illustration: black and white; engraving; 55.2 x 39.4 cm on 55.2 x 41 cm sheet on 60.3 x 45.3 cm backing

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Italian engraver and architect.

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'Veduta degli avanzi di due Triclinj che appartenevano all casa aurea di Nerone, presi erroneamente per i Templi [del] Sole, e della Luna, O d'Iside, e Serapide. [...]'
'G. B. Piranesi Archit. incise'
'Cities Exhibition No. 333'

'4' endorsed on backing in manuscript in pencil in bottom right corner.

'John Mo[ ]on's Trust Engraving No. 19' endorsed in manuscript in pencil on reverse in top margin.

From 'Vedute di Roma' (late 1740s to after 1760) (Wilton-Ely, John, 'Giovanni Battista Piranesi: the complete etchings' (San Francisco: Alan Wofsy Fine Art, 1992-1994), 1, no. 149).

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  • Italian

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