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Various Roman Ionic capitals compared with Greek examples from Le Roy [S. Maria in Trastevere, S. Paoplo fuori le Mura, S. Clemente, etc.], from Della Magnificenza e d'Architettura de'Romani (On the Grandeur and the Architecture of the Romans by Gio. Battista Piranesi, Fellow of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of London), tab. 20

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

Date: mid 18th century
Medium: Etching
Dimensions: Plate: 15 3/4 x 23 9/16 in. (40 x 59.8 cm) Sheet: 21 1/4 x 31 1/2 in. (54 x 80 cm)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, transferred from the Library
Accession Number: 41.71.1.7(28)

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