Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Plate 9: 'Colonnaded hall according to the custom of the ancient Romans, and niches adorned witn statues' (Sala all'uso degli antichi Romani con colonne, e nicchie ornate di statue), from the series 'Part one of architecture and perspectives: drawn and etched by Gio. Batt'a Piranesi, Venetian Architect: dedicated to Nicola Giobbe' (Prima parte di Architetture, e prospettive inventate, ed incise da Gio. Batt'a Piranesi Architetto Veneziano dedicate al Sig. Nicola Giobbe)

Series/Portfolio:
Part one of architecture and perspectives: drawn and etched by Gio. Batt'a Piranesi, Venetian Architect: dedicated to Nicola Giobbe' (Prima parte di Architetture, e prospettive inventate, ed incise da Gio. Batt'a Piranesi Architetto Veneziano dedicate al Sig. Nicola Giobbe)
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Date:
1743
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 7/16 x 14 9/16 in. (26.5 x 37 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number:
2012.136.863.1
Not on view
Inscription: Numbered in lower right corner '9' and signed below lower left margin of image: 'Gio. Batta Piranesi Arch.o inv. ed incis. in Roma.' In bottom margin, lettered with title, followed by 'Evvi nella facciata il luogo oue potean vedersi le / Feste. Al piano poi sotto i Piedestalli vi sono dè Sedilli secondo il costume d' allora.'
Phyllis D. Massar; Donor: Phyllis D. Massar
Wilton-Ely I.9, Focillon 8
Henri Focillon Giovanni-Battista Piranesi essai de catalogue raisonné de son oeuvre. Paris, 1964.

John Wilton-Ely Giovanni Battista Piranesi: The Complete Etchings. Alan Wofsy, San Francisco, 1994.



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