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A marble vase on a tripod. Etching by G.B. Piranesi, ca. 1770.

  • Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778.
Date
[between 1768 and 1778]
Reference
756994i
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Description

A vase carved with young women in procession, placed on a tripod guarded by gryphons

Publication/Creation

[Rome] : [publisher not identified], [between 1768 and 1778]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 53 x 39 cm

Lettering

Vaso antico che si vede nella villa di sua eminenza il sig.r card.Alessandro Albani fuori di Porta Salara. Posa questo vaso sopra un tripode che si conserva nel Museo Capitolino. All' illustrissimo e reverendissimo sig.re Monsignor Giammaria Riminaldi Uditore della Sagra Rota, amatore delle belle arti in atto d'ossequio il cavalier Giovanni Batt.a Piranesi. Cavalier Piranesi del. ed inc.

Lettering note

Porta Salara: Porta Salaria, site of the later Piazza Fiume

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 756994i

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Languages

  • Italian


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