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Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Rome (city) (photographed)

  • Date:

    1859 (photographed)
    1869 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dovizielli, Pietro, born 1804 - died 1885 (photographer)
    Department of Science and Art of the Committee of Council on Education (commissioned)
    Arundel Society (published)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen print

  • Museum number:

    69338

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 512M, case MX17, shelf X885, box 1

Physical description

An albumen photograph in a bound album of twenty albumen photographs of Roman architecture.

Place of Origin

Rome (city) (photographed)

Date

1859 (photographed)
1869 (published)

Artist/maker

Dovizielli, Pietro, born 1804 - died 1885 (photographer)
Department of Science and Art of the Committee of Council on Education (commissioned)
Arundel Society (published)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print

Dimensions

Height: 480 mm album, Width: 405 mm album

Descriptive line

Photograph by Pietro Dovizielli, 'Palazzo Borghese, First Court, Begun by Martino Lunghi, architect. Completed by Flaminio Ponzio, architect, 1590', albumen print, 1859 form the album 'Arcades at Rome, chiefly of the Renaissance period' published by the Arundel Society under the sanction of the Science and Art Department, London, 1869

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Barnes, Martin and Christopher Whitehead, ‘The ‘Suggestiveness’ of Roman Architecture: Henry Cole and Pietro Dovizielli’s Photographic Survey of 1859’, Architectural History, 41 (1998), pp. 192-207.
Arcades at Rome Chiefly of the Renaissance Period. From the series: Examples of Art Workmanship of Various Ages and Countries, Under the Sanction of the Science and Art Department, with photographs by Pietro Dovizielli. London: Arundel Society, 1869.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Albumen process

Subjects depicted

Arcades

Categories

Photographs; Architecture; Topography

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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