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Parte di ampio magnifico Porto all'uso degli antichi Romani, ove si scuopre l'interno della gran Piazza pel Comercio... (Part of a spacious and magnificent Harbor for the use of the ancient Romans opening onto a large market square...), from Opere Varie di Archiettura, prospettive, grotteschi, antichità; inventate, ed incise da Giambattista Piranesi Architetto Veneziano (Various Works of Architecture, perspectives, grotesques, and antiquities; designed and etched by Giambattista Piranesi, Venetian Architect)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi
(Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Publisher: Giovanni Bouchard (active 18th century)
Date: ca. 1749–50
Medium: Etching, engraving, drypoint; second state of seven (Robison)
Dimensions: Mat: 8 11/16 x 11 in. (22 x 28 cm) Sheet: 19 1/2 x 25 3/16 in. (49.5 x 64 cm) Plate: 15 3/4 x 21 7/16 in. (40 x 54.5 cm)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1937
Accession Number: 37.45.3(41)

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