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Parte di ampio magnifico Porto all'uso degli antiche Romani

Parte di ampio magnifico Porto all'uso degli antiche Romani

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (in 1750)

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Title Parte di ampio magnifico Porto all'uso degli antiche Romani
Material and technique Etching
Object type
Print > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Height 401 mm
Width 548 mm
Artists Publisher: Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Accession number L 1954/9 30 (PK)
Credits Purchased with the support of Lucas van Leyden Foudation, 1954
Department Drawings & Prints
Acquisition date 1954
Creation date in 1750
Signature no signature
Watermark fleur-de-lis in double circle with monogram CB above (90 x 54 mm, right center, upright, P7 from the right; vH, 25P, plano; similar to Robison 36)
Inscriptions text printed from separate copper plate, text: Parte di ampio magnifico Porto all'uso degli antiche Romani...Magazini, che la circondano.; lower right: 23 [in pen and ink]
Provenance ; - ; art dealers Paul Prouté S.A., Paris; on 12.04.1953 purchased with support of Stichting Lucas van Leyden
Exhibitions Rotterdam 2019; Rotterdam 2022
Internal exhibitions Piranesi (2022)
External exhibitions Boijmans bij de Buren - De duizelingwekkende verbeelding van Piranesi (2019)
Research Piranesi on Paper
Literature Focillon 1918, no. 122; Hind 1922, p. 80, no. 23; Robison 1986, no. 26; Wilton-Ely 1994, no. 45; Stuttgart 1999, no. 6
Etching > Manual > Intaglio printing techniques > Printing technique > Technique > Material and technique

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Venetië 1720 - Rome 1778

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