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Sheet showing two etchings by G. B. Piranesi.

Giovanni Battista Piranesi


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Sheet showing two etchings of a marble urn and a marble vase by G. B. Piranesi.


Vaso cinerario antico di marmo. La civetta nel coperchio e i cani rampanti che servono di manichi sono allusivi all fedeltà, e alla vigilanza in questo soggetto. Si vede nella villa Casali vicino a S. Stefano Rotondo. Dedicato all' signora Harriot Walter S. amatrice delle belle arti in atto d'ossequio il cavaliere Gio Batt.a Piranesi D.D.D. Cavalier Piranesi del. e inc.


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Sheet showing two etchings by G. B. Piranesi. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

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