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Maker(s):Piranesi, Giovanni Battista
Culture:Italian (1720-1778)
Title:Veduta di Piazza Navona sopra le rovine del Circo Agonale [View of the Piazza Navona over the ruins of the Circo Agonale] from the series Vedute di Roma [Views of Rome]
Date Made:1751 plate; 1777 or before, print
Materials:Etching; black ink on ivory laid paper
Place Made:Europe; Italy; Rome
Measurements:mat: 26 in x 34 in; 66.04 cm x 86.36 cm; sheet: 22 x 31 1/2 in.; 55.88 x 80.01 cm; plate: 16 1/8 x 21 5/8 in.; 40.9575 x 54.9275 cm; image: 16 x 21 3/8 in.; 40.64 x 54.2925 cm
Narrative Inscription:  inscription: verso, ctr. (blue ink, stamp): MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE LIBRARY ; inscription: recto, ctr (within plate): VEDUTA DI PIAZZA NAVONA SOPRA LE ROVINE DEL CIRCO AGONALE ; recto, lwr. r. (within plate): PRESSO L’AUTORE A STRADA FELICE NEL PALAZZO TOMATI VICINO ALL TRINITA DE’MONTI. A PAOLI DUE E MEZZO ; signature: recto, lwr. r. (printed, within plate): PIRANESI DEL. SC.
Accession Number:  MH 1972.74.12.P.RII
Credit Line:Transfer from the Mount Holyoke College Library

View of the Piazza Navona, or Circo Agonale, with the Fountain of the Four Rivers in the center and St. Agnese to the right.

architecture; buildings; columns; ancient; ruins; people; construction; domes; fountains; cities; international; etchings

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