List of Artists Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Mogliano 1720 - Rom 1778) - Artist


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. Mus.: New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, St. Petersburg, Athens, Berlin a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, H. Focillon, P. Lamers-Schütze, L. Ficacci a. others.


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Veduta della gran Piazza e Basilica di S. Pietro

Giovanni Battista Piranesi Mogliano 1720 - Rom 1778

Veduta della gran Piazza e Basilica di S. Pietro


Proceeds: 1.600,00 €

Link to catalog: Mai 2013 (05/2013)

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Columns in Paestum

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Mogliano 1720 - Rom 1778)

Columns in Paestum


Proceeds: 1.600,00 €

Link to catalog: September 2010 (09/2010)

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The Temple of Neptun

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Mogliano 1720 - Rom 1778)

The Temple of Neptun


Proceeds: 900,00 €

Link to catalog: April 2010 (04/2010)

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Interior of St. Peters in Vatican

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Mogliano 1720 - Rom 1778)

Interior of St. Peters in Vatican


Proceeds: 400,00 €

Link to catalog: April 2012 (04/2012)

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St. Peter"s Church

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Mogliano 1720 - Rom 1778)

St. Peter"s Church


Proceeds: 400,00 €

Link to catalog: April 2012 (04/2012)

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