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Maker(s):Piranesi, Giovanni Battista
Culture:Italian (1720-1778)
Title:Veduta dell' esterno della gran Basilica di S. Pietro in Vaticano [View of the Exterior of the Grand St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican] from the series Vedute di Roma [Views of Rome]
Date Made:1748 plate; 1777 or before, print
Type:Print
Materials:Etching, black ink on laid paper
Place Made:Europe; Italy; Rome
Measurements:sheet: 21 1/4 in x 29 1/4 in; 53.975 cm x 74.295 cm; plate: 15 5/8 in x 23 3/4 in; 39.6875 cm x 60.325 cm; image: 14 7/8 in x 23 5/8 in; 37.7825 cm x 60.0075 cm
Narrative Inscription:  inscription: verso, ctr. (blue ink, stamp): MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE LIBRARY ; inscription: recto, lwr. l. (printed, within plate): VEDUTA DELL’ESTERNO DELLA GRAN BASILICA DI S. PIETRO IN VATICANO ; signature: recto, lwr. r. (printed, within plate): PIRANESI ARCHITETTO FEC.
Accession Number:  MH 1972.74.3.P.RII
Credit Line:Transfer from the Mount Holyoke College Library
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
View of Saint Peters basilica.

Tags:
architecture; columns; buildings; domes; windows; international; people;

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