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Altro spaccato per longo della stessa bottega, ove si vedonofra le aperture del vestibolo le immense piramide, from Diverse Maniere d'adornare i cammini

Catalog Data

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720–1778  Search this
Medium:
Etching on paper
Type:
figures
bound print
Object Name:
bound print
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1769
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
A compartmentalized scene with several Egyptian figures and caryatids. Upper register depicts a cow in profile, along with birds, a crocodile, a cat, and a hawk. The central register depicts three areas, two of which show figures before a landscape with pyramids and other structures. At the center, two figures hold stelae inscribed with hieroglyphs, with another stela in the center. The lower register contains smaller depictions of figures, some winged, sphinxes, snakes, and other Egyptian characters.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Gilbert
Accession Number:
1967-85-24-52
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq492284756-3871-4a82-842f-e72ee3950b0a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1967-85-24-52