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Vaso antico di marmo ch’è ornato di quattro Machere

Vaso antico di marmo ch’è ornato di quattro Machere

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (in 1778)

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Title Vaso antico di marmo ch’è ornato di quattro Machere
Material and technique Etching
Object type
Print > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Height 368 mm
Width 261 mm
Artists Designer: Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Accession number BdH Boek 3 a 25 (PK)
Credits Gift Dr J.C.J. Bierens de Haan, 1937
Department Drawings & Prints
Acquisition date 1937
Creation date in 1778
Signature lower left: Piranesi del. ed inc.
Watermark fleur-de-lis in double circle with monogram CB above (91 x 56 mm, lower center, to the left, P3 from below; vV, 17P, plano; similar to Robison 36 bis)
Inscriptions upper right: 24; dedication under image: Al Sig. Guglielmo Beckford Cavaliere Inglese amatore / e seguace delle belle arti in atto d’ossequio / Il Cavaliere Gio Batta Piranesi D. D. D.; in image: Vaso antico di … della Villa Borghese.
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
Research Show research Piranesi on Paper
Literature Focillon 1918, no. 622; Wilton-Ely 1994, no. 909; Stuttgart 1999, no. 13.25
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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