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Veduta in Prospettiva di un antico Vaso di marmo di gran mole, ritrovato l'anno 1770

Veduta in Prospettiva di un antico Vaso di marmo di gran mole, ritrovato l'anno 1770

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (in 1778)

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Title Veduta in Prospettiva di un antico Vaso di marmo di gran mole, ritrovato l'anno 1770
Material and technique Etching
Object type
Print > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Height 566 mm
Width 468 mm
Artists Graphic artist: Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Accession number BdH Boek 3 a 2 (PK)
Credits Gift Dr J.C.J. Bierens de Haan, 1937
Department Drawings & Prints
Acquisition date 1937
Creation date in 1778
Signature lower left: Cav. Piranesi F.
Watermark fleur-de-lis in double circle with monogram CB above (91 x 57 mm, lower center, upside down, P7 from below; vV, 24P, plano; similar to Robison 36)
Inscriptions upper right: 2; dedication under image: A Sua Eccellenza il Sig. Cav. Hamilton Ministro Plenipotenziario della Mtà / di Giorgio III. Re della Gran Brettagna presso alla Mtà di Ferdinando IV. Re delle due Sicilie, / Amatore della Belle Arti / In atto d'ossequio il Cav. Gio. Batta Piranesi D. D. D.; under image: Veduta in Prospettiva … questo antico monumento.
Collector Collector / J.C.J. Bierens de Haan
Provenance ; - ; Sir E.H. Scott (1842-1883), Lytchett Minster; - ; G. Rapilly (1863-1943), art dealer, Paris; on 30.12.1936 acquired by J.C.J. Bierens de Haan (1867-1951, L.451e), Amsterdam; donated to Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in 1937
Exhibitions Rotterdam 2022
Internal exhibitions Piranesi (2022)
Research Show research Piranesi on Paper
Literature Focillon 1918, no. 602; Wilton-Ely 1994, no. 889; Stuttgart 1999, no. 13.2
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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