Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Italian (1720 - 1778) Primary
View of the Fontana Paola on the Janiculum Hill1751
15 13/16 in. x 24 3/16 in. (40.2 cm x 61.5 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
This object has the following keywords:
- 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.
- Plate Dimensions: 15 13/16 x 24 3/16 in. (40.2 x 61.5 cm)
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