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Plate 7: 'Ancient altar on which sacrifices were performed in antiquity, surrounded by other ruins' (Ara antica sopra la quale si facevano anticamente i sagrifizi, con altre ruine all' intorno), 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)

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

Date: 1743
Medium: Etching
Dimensions: Sheet: 9 3/4 x 13 13/16 in. (24.7 x 35.1 cm)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number: 2012.136.863.3

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