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Diverse maniere d'adornare i cammini ed ogni altra parte degli edifizi desunte dall'architettura Egizia, Etrusca, Greca

Print
1769 (first published), 1800-1807 (produced)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Plate from a volume of prints depicting chimneypieces, furniture and ornament from Egyptian, Etruscan and Greek houses.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
etching
Brief Description
Plate from 'Diverse maniere d'adornare i cammini...', etching by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, first published Rome, 1769
Physical Description
Plate from a volume of prints depicting chimneypieces, furniture and ornament from Egyptian, Etruscan and Greek houses.
Dimensions
  • Volume height: 584mm
  • Volume width: 425mm
Object history
Bound in volume 20 of the 27 volume 'first Paris edition' of the works of Giovanni Battista Piranesi, published by his sons Francesco and Pietro Piranesi in 1800-1807.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Departmental notes
Collection
Accession Number
E.4944-1908

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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