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Maker(s):Piranesi, Giovanni Battista
Culture:Italian (1720-1778)
Title:Veduta del Sepolcro di Cajo Cestio [View of the Pyramid of Caius Cestius] from the series Vedute di Roma [Views of Rome]
Date Made:1755 plate; 1777 or before, print
Type:Print
Materials:Etching, ink on laid paper
Place Made:Europe; Italy; Rome
Measurements:Mat: 26 in x 32 in; 66 cm x 81.3 cm; Sheet: 21 3/4 in x 30 1/2 in; 55.2 cm x 77.5 cm; Plate: 16 in x 21 1/4 in; 40.6 cm x 54 cm; Image: 15 1/8 in x 21 1/8 in; 38.4 cm x 53.7 cm
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. ctr. (etching, within plate): Veduta del Sepolcro di Cajo Cestio; SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. r. (etching, within plate): Piranesi del. inc.; INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. l. (etching, within plate): 1. Porta S. Paolo / 2. Mura di Roma; INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. r. (graphite): I/VI; INSCRIPTION: recot, lwr. r. (graphite): 35
Accession Number:  MH 2002.10.2
Credit Line:Purchase with the Art Acquisition Endowment Fund
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Description:
A large pyramid to the right with building protruding from the left side of the pyramid into the center of the print; to the left is a road with travelers with two trees at the very edge.

Keywords/Tags:
architecture; buildings; ancient; columns; ruins; temples; people; international

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