Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Plan of Rome..., from Le Antichità Romane (Roman Antiquities)

Series/Portfolio:
Le Antichitá Romane
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1756
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 1/8 x 27 3/8 in. (48.5 x 69.5 cm) Plate: 18 5/16 x 26 3/4 in. (46.5 x 68 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Georgiana W. Sargent, in memory of John Osborne Sargent, 1924
Accession Number:
24.63.972
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: ROMA
At bottom center: PIANTA di Roma disegnata colla situazione di tutti i Monumenti antichi, de'quali in oggi ancora se ne vedono gli avanzi, ed / illustrata colle Framm.ti (ti as superscript) di Marmo della Pianta di Roma antica, scavati, saranno due secoli, nelle Rovine del Tempio di Romolo; ed ora esistenti nel Museo di Campidoglio.
Georgiana W. Sargent; Donor: Georgiana W. Sargent, in memory of John Osborne Sargent
Focillon 21.153; Wilton-Ely I.336.288
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