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Bound volume of prints by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Francesco Piranesi and others from the series 'Trofeo o sia Magnifica Colonna Coclide ...' (The Trophy or Magnificent Spiral Column...)

Series/Portfolio:
Trofeo o sia Magnifica Colonna Coclide di marmo composta di grossi macigni ove si veggono scolpite le due guerre daciche fatte, da Trajano inalzata nel mezzo del Gran Foro eretto al medesimo imperadore per ordine del senato e popolo romano doppo i suoi trionfi (The Trophy or Magnificent Spiral Column of marble composed of large drums on which are carved the two Dacian Wars of Trajan, raised in the middle of the large Forum, erected in honor of the same Emperor on the order of the Senate and People of Rome after his Triumph)
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Artist:
Francesco Piranesi (Italian, Rome 1758–1810 Paris)
Date:
1774–79
Dimensions:
Binding: 26 9/16 × 21 1/4 × 1 9/16 in. (67.5 × 54 × 4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number:
2012.136.956(1-31)
Not on view
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