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Interior view of St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

Series/Portfolio:
Vedute di Roma (Views of Rome)
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1748
Medium:
Etching; third state of six (Hind)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 11/16 x 28 9/16 in. (52.5 x 72.5 cm) Plate: 16 1/8 x 23 11/16 in. (41 x 60.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Otto F. Langmann, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.620.1
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Piranesi fecit
At bottom center: Veduta interna della Basilica di S. Pietro in Vaticano
At lower right: Presso l'Autore a Strada Felice nel Palazzo Tomati vicino all Trinita de Monti. A paoli due e mezzo.
Donor: Otto F. Langmann
Hind 39.4 iii/vi; Giesecke passim; Wilton-Ely 180.137; Focillon 54.788; Taschen 875; Robison Prologmena 180-185
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