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Print Number 1468 
Painter F. Piranesi 
Title Capitello che si vede nel palazzo Massimi 
Engraver F. Piranesi 
Date 1790 
Publisher  
Place of Publication Rome 
Image Size (mm) 380 x 235 
Image Size (Inches) 15 x 9.25 
Paper Size (mm) 530 x 370 
Paper Size (Inches) 20.875 x 14.5 
Platemark Size (mm) 390 x 245 
Platemark Size (Inches) 15.375 x 9.625 
Coloring Black & White 
Medium Copper Engraving 
Condition Excellent 
Notes John Wilton-Ely pg 1087 The watermark is indistinguishable due to the heavy ink. Francesco Piranesi was born in 1759, he brought to a triumphal conclusion a number of his father’s incomplete or projected works, including the Paestum etchings, plans of Hadrian’s Villa, Tivoli, and of Pompeii, as well as a survey of the Emissario del Fucino. He also added further plates to various works including the Vedute di Roma and the Trofei di Ottaviano Augusto, and brought out an expanded edition of the Antichita Romane in 1784… Francesco also initiated a number of substantial works on art and archaeology, such as the Raccolta de’Tempi Antichi (1781/1790), Il Teatro di Ercolano (1783), Monumneti degli Scipioni (1785) and the Collection des plus belles statues (1786). He later carried out etchings after his father’s drawn views of Pompeii and included these etchings in the three-volumed publication Antiquites de la Grande Grece (1804-1807) (John Wilton-Ely) 
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Price (US$) 1500  
Short Description Artists Piranesi; Architectural Columns 
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