Portrait of Giovanni Battista Piranesi, from the series Le Antichità di Roma (The Antiquities of Rome)

Portrait of Giovanni Battista Piranesi, from the series Le Antichità di Roma (The Antiquities of Rome)
Portrait of Giovanni Battista Piranesi, from the series Le Antichità di Roma (The Antiquities of Rome)
Date:
1750
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
38.4 x 28.8 cm (image)
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1965.68.121
Acquisition Date:
1965-05-04
Credit Line:

Museum Purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund

Portrait of Piranesi appearing as a vision, in the form of a statue seen through the clouds above an ivy-covered wall on which lies an album.

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