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The Grand Piazza

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Title The Grand Piazza
Material and technique Etching and engraving
Object type
Print > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Height 537 mm
Width 431 mm
Artists Publisher: Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Accession number L 1952/31 (PK)
Credits Purchased with the support of Lucas van Leyden Foundation, 1952
Department Drawings & Prints
Acquisition date 1952
Creation date in 1761
Signature lower right: Piranesi F.
Watermark none (vV, 24P)
Inscriptions upper right: IV
Provenance ; - ; art dealers Paul Prouté S.A., Paris; Purchased with the support of Lucas van Leyden Foundation, 1952
Exhibitions Rotterdam 1953; Amsterdam 1997; Maastricht 1998; Rotterdam 1998; Sint-Niklaas 1999; Rotterdam 2006; Rotterdam 2015; Rotterdam 2019
Internal exhibitions Piranesi . Canaletto . Tiepolo: prenten uit de collectie Bierens de Haan, een keuze van oud-directeur J.C. Ebbinge Wubben (2006)
External exhibitions Boijmans bij de Buren - De duizelingwekkende verbeelding van Piranesi (2019)
Research Show research Piranesi on Paper
Literature Focillon 1918, no. 27; Hind 1922, no. 4; Rotterdam 1953, nos. 15-30; Robison 1986, no. 31; Wilton-Ely 1994, no. 29; Amsterdam 1997, no. IV, ill.; Maastricht 1998, pl. 5; Rotterdam 2015, no. 33
Material
Object
Technique
Etching > Manual > Intaglio printing techniques > Printing technique > Technique > Material and technique
Engraving > Engraved > Manual > Intaglio printing techniques > Printing technique > Technique > Material and technique
Engraving > Engraved > Manual > Intaglio printing techniques > Printing technique > Technique > Material and technique
Geographical origin Italy > Southern Europe > Europe

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Venetië 1720 - Rome 1778

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