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Base of marble and travertine constructed during the pontificate of Pope Benedict XIV for the pedestal of the column, from Trofeo o sia Magnifica Colonna Coclide...(The Trophy or Magnificent Spiral Column); Columna Antonina

Pedestal by Francesco Piranesi
(Italian, Rome 1758–1810 Paris)

Artist: Base by Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Date: 1774–79
Medium: Etching
Dimensions: Sheet: 46 5/8 x 32 7/8 in. (118.5 x 83.5 cm) Plate: 43 7/8 x 31 1/2 in. (111.5 x 80 cm)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, transferred from the Library
Accession Number: 41.71.1.14(32)

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