Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Italian (1720 - 1778) Primary
The So-called Tempio Della Tosse, Near Tivoli, Interior1763
Etching reworked on wove paper
23 7/8 in. x 7 3/16 in. (60.6 cm x 18.25 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 1999.15.4
Geography: Europe, Italy
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints
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- figures - Representations of humans, animals, or mythical beasts, in any medium.
- Italian - Refers to the culture of the modern nation of Italy, or in general to cultures that have occupied the boot-shaped Italian peninsula in the Mediterranean Sea.
- ruins - The remains of buildings or groups of buildings that have been destroyed or are in a state of great disrepair or decay.
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- Plate Dimensions: 23 7/8 x 7 3/16 in. (60.6 x 18.25 cm)
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