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Plate 27, Volume 3

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (engraved)
    Paris (This volume was bound and published in Paris between 1803-1807., produced)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750 (engraved)
    1803-1807 (produced)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, born 1720 - died 1778 (engraver)
    Tessier (bookbinder)
    Barbault, Jean, born 1718 - died 1762 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving, paper

  • Museum number:

    E.4124-1908

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case LL, shelf 3

Physical description

Double page landscape format engraving in black and white of a collection of archaeological objects and architectural fragments. The objects are lettered, with a key in Italian below; they include fragments of bricks with factory stamps, sarcophagi, cinerary urns, amphorae, an oil lamp, a fragment of mosaic, and fragments of sculptures and reliefs.

Place of Origin

Italy (engraved)
Paris (This volume was bound and published in Paris between 1803-1807., produced)

Date

ca. 1750 (engraved)
1803-1807 (produced)

Artist/maker

Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, born 1720 - died 1778 (engraver)
Tessier (bookbinder)
Barbault, Jean, born 1718 - died 1762 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

engraving, paper

Marks and inscriptions

Piranesi Archit. dis. ed. inc. / Barbault scolpi le fige

Dimensions

Height: 55.4 cm approx, Width: 41.1 cm approx

Descriptive line

'Plate 27, Volume 3', engraving from Le Antichita Romane di Giambatista Piranesi, Volume 3, Giovanni Piranesi and Jean Barbault, ca. 1750, volume bound together in Paris by Tessier, 1803-1807

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

From departmental notes.
From the bookbinders' label on the inside cover of Volume 3 of 'Le Antichita Romane di Giambatista Piranesi.'

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Archaeological objects; Sculpture; Cinerary urns; Reliefs; Amphorae; Roman; Brick stamp; Oil lamp; Sarcophagi

Categories

Prints; Architecture; Archaeology; Death

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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