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Maker(s):Piranesi, Giovanni Baptista
Culture:Italian (1720-1778)
Title:Ancient School Built in Egyptian and Greek Styles (Scuola antica architettata all' Egiziana e alla Greca)
Date Made:published 1761
Type:Print
Materials:etching
Measurements:Sheet: 8 7/8 in x 12 3/16 in; 22.5 cm x 31 cm; Plate/Image: 6 1/16 in x 8 5/8 in; 15.4 cm x 21.9 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1980.41
Credit Line:Purchased, Frederick J. Woodbridge, Class of 1921, Memorial Fund
1980-41.jpg

Description:
From the series: Opere Varie di Architettura, prospective, grotteschi, antichita; inventate, ed incise da Giambattisat Piranesi Architetto Veneziano [II]. (Various works of architecture, perspectives, grotesques, and antiquities; designed and etched by Giambattista Piranesi, Venetian Architect. [2nd version]. Rome, 1750.

Tags:
architecture; figures; classical antiquities; decoration and ornament

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