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Interior of St. Peters in Vatican

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Mogliano 1720 - Rom 1778)


Interior of St. Peters in Vatican

Lot-No. 202

Proceeds : 400,00 €


1748, engraving, 34,5 x 52,5 cm, lo. le. in the plate inscribed "Piranesi fecit", lo. middle inscribed "Veduta interna della Basilica di S. Pietro in Vaticano", bends, matted a. framed under glass, uninspected out of frame. - Italian engraver, etcher a. architect, since 1740 trained by the archaeologist a. engraver G. Vasi, since 1745 he began to document the buildings of antique Rome, combining engraving a. etching he created dramatic effects of light. - Mus.: New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, St. Petersburg, Athen, Berlin a. others. - Lit.: Henri Focillon, Petra Lamers-Schütze, Luigi Ficacci a. others.

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi: Interior of St. Peters in Vatican


Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Mogliano 1720 - Rom 1778)

Interior of St. Peters in Vatican

Lot-No. 202

Proceeds : 400,00 €

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1748, engraving, 34,5 x 52,5 cm, lo. le. in the plate inscribed "Piranesi fecit", lo. middle inscribed "Veduta interna della Basilica di S. Pietro in Vaticano", bends, matted a. framed under glass, uninspected out of frame. - Italian engraver, etcher a. architect, since 1740 trained by the archaeologist a. engraver G. Vasi, since 1745 he began to document the buildings of antique Rome, combining engraving a. etching he created dramatic effects of light. - Mus.: New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, St. Petersburg, Athen, Berlin a. others. - Lit.: Henri Focillon, Petra Lamers-Schütze, Luigi Ficacci a. others.

Interior of St. Peters in Vatican