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Room found in 1758 among the ruins of an ancient villa on the Appian Way at Frattochie, near Albano, from which the ancient manner of heating and cooling rooms was discovered [sectional diagram], from Antichità d'Albano e di Castel Gandolfo Descritte ed incise da Giovambatista Piranesi (Antiquities of Albano and of Castel Gandolfo described and etched by Giovambattista Piranesi), tavola 26 (b)

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

Date: 1764–70
Medium: Etching
Dimensions: Sheet: 21 5/8 x 15 3/4 in. (55 x 40 cm) Plate: 6 1/8 x 8 7/16 in. (15.5 x 21.5 cm)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, transferred from the Library
Accession Number: 41.71.1.11(31)

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