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The Gothic Arch

Print Maker:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720–1778  Search this
Publisher:
Ambroise Firmin-Didot, 1790 – 1876  Search this
Medium:
Etching with engraving on white paper
Dimensions:
53.6 x 62.5 cm (21 1/8 x 24 5/8 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1835-1839
Credit Line:
Gift of Gertrude W. Lewis
Accession Number:
1959-182-12
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Peep-show, Vue d'un Superbe Pallais de Rome

Print Maker:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720–1778  Search this
Medium:
Engraving in ink and washes of water-color on paper, mounted on scrapbook page
Dimensions:
29.1 × 45.4 cm (11 7/16 × 17 7/8 in.)
Object Name:
Print
Type:
Print
Made in:
France
Date:
ca. 1750
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Edward R. Wharton
Accession Number:
1901-30-2
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Title page, "Il Campo Marzio dell'Antica Roma," from part 20 of "The Complete Works of Giovanni Battista Piranesi"

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720–1778  Search this
Etcher:
Francesco Piranesi, Italian, about 1756 - 1810  Search this
Medium:
Etching on off-white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 50.6 x 33.6 cm (19 15/16 x 13 1/4 in.)
Platemark: 45.7 x 28.7 cm (18 x 11 5/16 in.)
Type:
architecture
Print
Object Name:
Print
Designed in:
Italy, Europe
Published in:
Paris, France
Date:
1800
Credit Line:
The John Jay Ide Collection
Accession Number:
1977-52-77
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Etruscan Chimneypiece, from Diverse Maniere d'adornare i cammini

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720–1778  Search this
Medium:
Etching on paper
Dimensions:
(overall, closed book, irregular): 61 x 45.5 cm (24 in. x 17 15/16 in.)
Type:
architecture
Book
Object Name:
Book
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1769
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Gilbert
Accession Number:
1967-85-24
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Etruscan Chimneypiece, from Diverse Maniere d'adornare i cammini

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720–1778  Search this
Medium:
Etching on paper
Type:
architecture
Bound print
Object Name:
Bound print
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1769
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Gilbert
Accession Number:
1967-85-24-28
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Spaccato della bottega ad uso di caffè detta degl'Inglesi situata in piazza di Spagna..., from Diverse Maniere d'adornare i cammini

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720–1778  Search this
Medium:
Etching on paper
Type:
architecture
Bound print
Object Name:
Bound print
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1769
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Gilbert
Accession Number:
1967-85-24-53
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Chimneypiece, from Diverse Maniere d'adornare i cammini

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720–1778  Search this
Medium:
Etching on paper
Type:
architecture
Bound print
Object Name:
Bound print
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1769
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Gilbert
Accession Number:
1967-85-24-55
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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View of the Villa Adriana

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720–1778  Search this
Medium:
Etching on off-white laid paper
Type:
landscapes
print
Object Name:
print
Made in:
Italy
Accession Number:
1967-95-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Del Castello dell'Aqua Gi

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720–1778  Search this
Type:
architecture
print
Object Name:
print
Place:
Rome, Italy
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1761
Credit Line:
Gift of Unknown Donor
Accession Number:
1980-32-1291
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1980-32-1291

Del Castello dell'Aqua Giulia, plate IV from "Le Rovine del Castello dell’Acqua Giulia (The Ruins of the Fountainhead of the Aqua Giulia)

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720–1778  Search this
Medium:
etching on paper
Type:
architecture
print
Object Name:
print
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1761
Credit Line:
Gift of Unknown Donor
Accession Number:
1980-32-1292
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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edanmdm:chndm_1980-32-1292

Section of the Long Side of Entrance Hall at Syon House, Middlesex, in Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam, Vol. II, 2nd Edition

Designer:
Robert Adam, British, 1728–1792  Search this
James Adam, Scottish, 1732–1794  Search this
Print Maker:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720–1778  Search this
Medium:
Etching on cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Overall: 30.5 x 68.6 x 99.1 cm (12 x 27 x 39 in.)
Image: 70 x 96 cm (27 9/16 x 37 13/16 in.)
Type:
architecture, interiors
Bound print
Object Name:
Bound print
Made in:
England
Date:
1822
Accession Number:
1981-36-2-25
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Carceri, No. 9

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720–1778  Search this
Medium:
Etching on paper
Object Name:
print
Type:
print
Made in:
Italy
Date:
18th century
Accession Number:
1982-32-1
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Diverse Maniere d'adornare i cammini...

Designer:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720–1778  Search this
Medium:
Etching on off-white laid paper, bound
Type:
furniture
Bound print
Object Name:
Bound print
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1769
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Gilbert
Accession Number:
1967-85-24-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Chimneypiece, from Diverse Maniere d'adornare i cammini

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720–1778  Search this
Medium:
Etching on paper
Type:
architecture
Bound print
Object Name:
Bound print
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1769
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Gilbert
Accession Number:
1967-85-24-56
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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The Column of Trajan from "Antichita Romane I"

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720–1778  Search this
Medium:
Engraving
Object Name:
Print
Type:
Print
Made in:
Italy
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Anne Duffy
Accession Number:
1971-44-131
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1971-44-131

Ruins of the Mausoleum of Octavian Augustus, "Le Antichita Romane" II, 1756

Architect:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720–1778  Search this
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Platemark: 40 × 52.8 cm (15 3/4 × 20 13/16 in.)
H x W: 52.5 × 63 cm (20 11/16 × 24 13/16 in.)
Object Name:
Print
Type:
Print
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1756
Credit Line:
Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
Accession Number:
1931-94-85
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Altar to Apollo from the Villa di Cicerone, after a print by Piranesi

Attributed to:
Donato Vaselli, Italian  Search this
After:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720–1778  Search this
Medium:
Pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 40.6 × 33.8 cm (16 in. × 13 5/16 in.)
Type:
furniture
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Rome, Italy
Date:
late 18th century
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund
Accession Number:
1938-88-480
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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edanmdm:chndm_1938-88-480

Fantasy of a Garden with a Monumental Urn, Sculptures, and a Fountain

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720–1778  Search this
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brown wash, ruled borders in pen and brown on white laid paper laid down on white laid paper
Dimensions:
12.5 x 7.9 cm (4 15/16 x 3 1/8 in.)
mount: 16.0 x 11.1
Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.)
Type:
landscapes
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Place:
Italy
Made in:
Italy
Date:
ca. 1740-1741
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund
Accession Number:
1938-88-7695
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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edanmdm:chndm_1938-88-7695
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Porta Maggiore

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720–1778  Search this
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
49.1 x 71.5 cm (plate mark), 55.2 x 76.8 cm (paper)
Object Name:
print
Type:
print
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1835–39 (printed date)
Accession Number:
1950-11-1
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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edanmdm:chndm_1950-11-1

Frontispiece: Della Magnificenza Ed. Architettura Dei Romani

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720–1778  Search this
Medium:
Black Ink on Paper
Dimensions:
Platemark: 44.9 × 28.9 cm (17 11/16 × 11 3/8 in.)
H x W: 56.6 × 40.3 cm (22 5/16 × 15 7/8 in.)
Object Name:
Print
Type:
Print
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1761
Credit Line:
Gift of Ely Jacques Kahn
Accession Number:
1952-86-4
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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edanmdm:chndm_1952-86-4

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