Rome: Castel Sant'Angelo (mausoleum of Hadrian), and the Ponte Sant'Angelo leading to it across the river Tiber. Etching by G.B. Piranesi, 1754.
- Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778.
- [between 1700 and 1799]
About this work
In the centre background is St Peter's Basilica. In the foreground are labourers, some with carts, doing various kinds of work on the muddy riverside
In Roma [Rome] : Si vendono ... dai Ss.ri Bouchard e Gravier mercanti libraj, [between 1700 and 1799]
1 print : etching ; image 35.4 x 58.4 cm
Veduta del ponte e Castello Sant'Angelo ... Piranesi architetto fec.
[State not in Hind].
A.M. Hind, Giovanni Battista Piranesi: a critical study, with a list of his published works and detailed catalogues of the prisons and the views of Rome, New York 1922, p. 46, no. 29 (gives date of design as 1754)
Wellcome Collection 2928395i
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