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Maker(s):Piranesi, Giovanni Battista
Culture:Italian (1720-1778)
Title:Rovine delle Terme Antoniniane [Ruins of the Antonine Baths] from the series Vedute di Roma [Views of Rome]
Date Made:1765 plate; 1871 or after, print
Type:Print
Materials:Etching, brown ink on ivory wove paper
Place Made:Europe; Italy; Rome
Measurements:mat: 24 3/4 in x 35 1/2 in; 62.865 cm x 90.17 cm; plate: 17 1/2 in x 27 5/8 in; 44.45 cm x 70.1675 cm; image: 16 1/2 in x 27 5/16 in; 41.91 cm x 69.37375 cm
Narrative Inscription:  inscription: verso, ctr. r. (pencil): MT. HOLYOKE / ACQUIRED 1905 ; inscription: recto, lwr. ctr. (printed, within plate): ROVINE DELLE TERME ANTONINIANE ; inscription: recto, lwr. l. (printed, within plate): CAVALIER PIRANESI F. ; inscription: recto, upp. r. (printed, within image): 788 ; inscription: recto, upp. r. (printed, within image): 36 ; trademark: recto, lwr. r. (blind stamp): REGIA CALCOGRAFIA / DI ROMA [crown in center]
Accession Number:  MH 1972.75.3.P.RII
Credit Line:Source and date of acquisition unknown
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Description:
The ruins are also known as the Baths of Caracalla. The walls of a large rectangular structure are shown from up high with a few other ruins scattered about.

Tags:
baths; ruins; ancient; walls; trees; structures; international

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