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Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Italian (1720 - 1778) Primary

View of the Fontana Paola on the Janiculum Hill

Etching on wove paper

15 13/16 in. x 24 3/16 in. (40.2 cm x 61.5 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: X.200.a
Geography: Europe, Italy
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Etchings
Culture/Nationality: Italian

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  • architecture
  • carriages - Refers to horse-drawn wheeled vehicles designed primarily to convey people in some comfort.
  • etchings - Prints made from an etched printing plate, which is a metal plate on which a design is made by coating the plate with an acid-resistant substance, creating a design in the coating, and then exposing the plate to acid, which etches the plate where the metal is exposed. For designs incised directly into a copper plate using a burin or graver, use "engravings (prints)."
  • 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.

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  • Plate Dimensions: 15 13/16 x 24 3/16 in. (40.2 x 61.5 cm)

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