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Opera varie di architettura prospettive grotteschi antichita sul gusto degli antichi romani

Prima parte di architetture e prospettive
Grotteschi
Trofei di Ottaviano Augusto
Antichità romane de' tempi della repubblica
Lettere di giustificazione scritte a Milord Charlemont

1770–75
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Place of Publication: Rome, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Robison, Piranesi--Early Architectural Fantasies, 1-3, 5-12, 15-26, 28; Focillon 41-71, 133-143, [p. 63]

Dimensions

Overall: 54.4 x 41.5 x 4 cm (21 7/16 x 16 5/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1966

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 72 etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Rome: about 1770-1775) Folio; 67 leaves (some folded); modern half gilt-stamped brown calf, brown paper boards.

Series of architectural fantasies; views of ancient Roman monuments; architectural plan; decorative ancient trophies.


Rome: about 1770-1775

Provenance

Ownership stamp on title page with initials "AF" and British royal crest [royal crest also in gilt on spine fragment]; unknown source to MFA.

Credit Line

Source unidentified