1763, engraving a. etching, 45 x 66 cm, lo. ri. in the plate inscribed Piranesi F, matted a. framed under glass, uninspected out of frame. - Literature: Cat. rais.: Hind 68 I/IV. - Italian engraver, etcher a. architect. P. was taught engraving since 1740 by the archaeologist a. engraver G. Vasi. In 1745 P. began to document the buildings of antique Rome. By combining engraving a. etching he created dramatic effects of light.