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Piramide di C. Cestio (Pyramid of Caius Cestius), from Vedute di Roma (Views of Rome)

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Piramide di C. Cestio (Pyramid of Caius Cestius), from Vedute di Roma (Views of Rome), 1756, etching and engraving on paper, Gift of Miss Henrietta E. Failing, public domain, 16.2.30

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Title

Piramide di C. Cestio (Pyramid of Caius Cestius), from Vedute di Roma (Views of Rome)

Related Titles

original language: Piramide di C. Cestio

series (original language): Vedute di Roma

series (translated): Views of Rome

translated: The Pyramid of Caius Cestius

Artist

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778)

Date

1756

Medium

etching and engraving on paper

State

1 of 3

Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 36, State i/iii, (not listed in Robison)

Dimensions (H x W x D)

plate: 15 1/4 in x 21 in; sheet: 21 1/16 in x 29 15/16 in

Collection Area

Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Object Type

intaglio print

Culture

Italian

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Henrietta E. Failing

Accession Number

16.2.30

Copyright

public domain

Terms

engraving

etching

Gifts from the Failing Family

intaglio

intaglio printing

intaglio prints

paper

pyramids

Vedute di Roma

Related Places

Depicts: Roma

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History
Exhibitions

2005 Speaking Ruins: Piranesi and the Legacy of Ancient Rome Portland Art Museum

2009 Word and Image/Word as Image Portland Art Museum

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