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Le Rovine del Castello dell'Acqua Giulia

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Rome (original etching, made)
    Paris (volume bound, produced)

  • Date:

    1761 (made)
    1800-1807 (produced)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, born 1720 - died 1778 (artist)
    Tessier, born 18 - died 19 (bookbinders)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    etching

  • Museum number:

    E.4439-1908

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case LL, shelf 9

Physical description

Plate from 'Rovine del Castello dell'Acqua Giulia', a series depicting a structure which Piranesi identifies as part of the Aqua Julia aqueduct.

Place of Origin

Rome (original etching, made)
Paris (volume bound, produced)

Date

1761 (made)
1800-1807 (produced)

Artist/maker

Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, born 1720 - died 1778 (artist)
Tessier, born 18 - died 19 (bookbinders)

Materials and Techniques

etching

Dimensions

Height: 58.4 cm volume, Width: 42.5 cm volume

Descriptive line

Plate from 'Le Rovine del Castello dell'Acqua Giulia', etching by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Rome, 1761, bound in Paris 1800-1807 by Tessier

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

Departmental notes

Materials

Paper (fiber product)

Techniques

Etching

Subjects depicted

Ruins; Aqueducts

Categories

Prints; Architecture; Archaeology

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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