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Iscrizione del Mausoleo di Caio Cestio

Iscrizione del Mausoleo di Caio Cestio

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (in 1756)

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Title Iscrizione del Mausoleo di Caio Cestio
Material and technique Etching
Object type
Print > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Height 368 mm
Width 862 mm
Artists Designer: Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Accession number BdH Boek 2 c 41 (PK)
Credits Gift Dr J.C.J. Bierens de Haan, 1949
Department Drawings & Prints
Acquisition date 1949
Creation date in 1756
Signature lower left: Piranesi Archit. dis. ed inc.
Watermark two watermarks: fleur-de-lis in double circle with monogram CB above (75 x 50 mm, lower center, to the left, P4 from below; vV, 17P, plano; similar to Robison 38?); fleur-de-lis in double circle with monogram CB above (90 x 60 mm, left center, upside down, P6-8 from the left; vH, 24P, plano; similar to Robison 35)
Inscriptions upper left: XLI; upper right: Tom. III; under image: A Iscrizione del … le parti di Lev. e Po.
Collector Collector / J.C.J. Bierens de Haan
Provenance ; - ; Sir L.V. Ledeboer (1795-1891), Rotterdam; - ; art dealers Burgersdijk & Niermans, Leiden; on 08.10.1949 acquired by J.C.J. Bierens de Haan (1867-1951, L.451e), Amsterdam; donated to Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in 1949
Research Show research Piranesi on Paper
Literature Focillon 1918, no. 323; Wilton-Ely 1994, no. 456
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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