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Topic: vedute di roma

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View of the palace of the illustrious Barberini family on the Quirinal Hill, designed by Cavaliere Bernini, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

View of the palace of the illustrious Barberini family on the Quirinal...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

View of the rear entrance of the Basilica of S. Maria Maggiore, from Veduta di Roma (Roman Views)

View of the rear entrance of the Basilica of S. Maria Maggiore, from V...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Plate 6: 'Ruins of an ancient tomb in front of ruins of an ancient aqueduct; above the arches of the latter is the channel which conveyed the water to Rome' (Ruine de sepolcro antico posto dinanzi ad altre ruine d'un Acquedotto pure antico; sopra gli archi del medesimo v'è il canale, per cui si conduceva l'acqua in Roma), from the series 'Part one of architecture and perspectives: drawn and etched by Gio. Batt'a Piranesi, Venetian Architect: dedicated to Nicola Giobbe' (Prima parte di Architetture, e prospettive inventate, ed incise da Gio. Batt'a Piranesi Architetto Veneziano dedicate al Sig. Nicola Giobbe)

Plate 6: 'Ruins of an ancient tomb in front of ruins of an ancient aqu...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

View of St. Peter's Basilica and Piazza in the Vatican, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

View of St. Peter's Basilica and Piazza in the Vatican, from Vedute di...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Plate 8: Arch of Drusus at the Porta S. Sebastiano in Rome (Arco di Druso alla Porta di Sebastiano in Roma)

Plate 8: Arch of Drusus at the Porta S. Sebastiano in Rome (Arco di Dr...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Plate 12: Flavian Amphitheater, called the Colosseum. 1. Arch of Constantine. 2. Palatine Hill. (Anfiteatro Flavio detto il Colosseo in Roma. 1. Arco di Costantino. 2. Monte Palatino.)

Plate 12: Flavian Amphitheater, called the Colosseum. 1. Arch of Const...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Interior view of St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

Interior view of St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican, from Vedute di R...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Plate 16: The Bridge at Rimini built by the Emperors Augustus and Tiberius (Ponte di Rimino fabbricato da Augusto e da Tiberio Imperatori), from Antichità Romane fuori di Roma

Plate 16: The Bridge at Rimini built by the Emperors Augustus and Tibe...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

View of St. Peter's Basilica and Piazza in the Vatican, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

View of St. Peter's Basilica and Piazza in the Vatican, from Vedute di...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Interior view of St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

Interior view of St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican, from Vedute di R...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Plate 19: Part of the ancient Appian Way about three miles outside Porta S. Sebastiano, from Alcune Vedute di Archi Trionfali ed altri monumenti inalzati da Romani parte de quali se veggono in Roma e parte per l'Italia (Some Views of Triumphal Arches and other monuments erected by the Romans, some of which are in Rome and some elsewhere in Italy)

Plate 19: Part of the ancient Appian Way about three miles outside Por...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Plate 9: Arch of Constantine in Rome (Arco di Costantino in Roma)

Plate 9: Arch of Constantine in Rome (Arco di Costantino in Roma)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Frontispiece to Part Two. Roman Antiquities outside Rome drawn and etched by Giambat'ta Piranesi, Venetian Architect Part Two (ANTCHITÀ ROMANE FUORI DI ROMA DISEGNATE ED INCISE DA GIAMBAT'TA PIRANESI, ARCHITETTO VENEZIANO, PARTE SECONDA)

Frontispiece to Part Two. Roman Antiquities outside Rome drawn and etc...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

View of the exterior of St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

View of the exterior of St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican, from Vedu...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Plate 6: 1. Arch of Titus. 2. Villa Farnese. 3. Columns of the Temple of Jupiter Stator (the Supporter). 4. Arch of Septimus Severus. 5. Temple of Peace. (1. Arco di Tito in Roma. 2. Villa Farnese. 2. Colon.e. del Tem.o di G.ve St.re. 4. Ar.co di Set.o . . . )

Plate 6: 1. Arch of Titus. 2. Villa Farnese. 3. Columns of the Temple ...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

View along the Via del Corso of the Palazzo dell'Accademia, established by Louis XIV, King of France for French students of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture..., from Vedute di Roma (Views of Rome), part I

View along the Via del Corso of the Palazzo dell'Accademia, establishe...

Piranesi arrived in Rome in 1740 and quickly perceived the demand for views of the city. By 1748, he had produced the first of 135 etchings of classical and Baroque Rome, the 'Vedute di Roma' (Views of Rome). T... more

View of the Basilica of San Sebastiano fuori delle mura [St. Sebastian outside the Walls] on the Appian Way, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

View of the Basilica of San Sebastiano fuori delle mura [St. Sebastian...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Vedute di Roma (Views of Rome), part I

Vedute di Roma (Views of Rome), part I

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

View of the Façade of the Basilica of S. Croce in Gerusalemme [the Holy Cross in Jerusalem], from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

View of the Façade of the Basilica of S. Croce in Gerusalemme [the Hol...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Interior view of the ancient Temple of Bacchus, now the church of S. Urbano, two miles from Rome..., from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

Interior view of the ancient Temple of Bacchus, now the church of S. U...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

View of the Flavian Amphitheater, called the Colosseum, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views), part II

View of the Flavian Amphitheater, called the Colosseum, from Vedute di...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

View of the Basilica of San Sebastiano fuori delle mura [St. Sebastian ouside the Walls] on the Appian Way, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

View of the Basilica of San Sebastiano fuori delle mura [St. Sebastian...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Another view of the remains of the Pronaos of the Temple of Concord [The Temple of Saturn with Arch of Septimius Severus in left background], from Vedute di Roma (Views of Rome), part I

Another view of the remains of the Pronaos of the Temple of Concord [T...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

View of the Campo Vaccino [Roman Forum with the Temple of Castor and Pollux to right], from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views), part II

View of the Campo Vaccino [Roman Forum with the Temple of Castor and P...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

View of the Fountainhead of the Acqua Paola on Monte Aureo, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

View of the Fountainhead of the Acqua Paola on Monte Aureo, from Vedut...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

View of the Fountainhead of the Acqua Felice...., from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

View of the Fountainhead of the Acqua Felice...., from Vedute di Roma ...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

View of the Palazzo Odeschali, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

View of the Palazzo Odeschali, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

View of the Port of Ripa Grande, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

View of the Port of Ripa Grande, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

The Pyramid of Gaius Cestius, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

The Pyramid of Gaius Cestius, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Title page: volume IV, 'The Antiquities of Rome by Giambatista Piranesi, Venetian Architect. Volume 4, containing the ancient bridges, the remains of theaters, of porticoes, and of other monuments of Rome' (Le antichità romane di Giambatista Piranesi architetto veneziano. Tomo quarto, contenente i ponti antichi, gli avanzi de' teatri, de' portici, e di altri monumenti di Roma), from the series 'Roman Antiquities' (Le Antichità Romane)

Title page: volume IV, 'The Antiquities of Rome by Giambatista Piranes...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

View of the Mausoleum of the Emperor Hadrian (now called Castel S. Angelo) from the rear, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

View of the Mausoleum of the Emperor Hadrian (now called Castel S. Ang...

Piranesi's earliest views of Rome, such as the Piazza del Popolo (37.45.3.49), had placed the principal buildings at the back of a vast, tilted space, filled with a diversity of human activity. By the mid-1750s... more

The Temple of Venus and Roma (erroneously called Temple of Sol and Luna) (Veduta degli avanzi di due triclini che appartenevano alla Casa aurea di Nerone)

The Temple of Venus and Roma (erroneously called Temple of Sol and Lun...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

View of the Palazzo della Consulta on the Quirinal housing the Papal Secreteriat, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

View of the Palazzo della Consulta on the Quirinal housing the Papal S...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Title-page for the 'Vedute di Roma' comprising a stone in the background inscribed with the title, a classical vase and fragments of columns in the foreground

Title-page for the 'Vedute di Roma' comprising a stone in the backgrou...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Veduta interna dell'Atrio del Portico di Ottavia (Internal View of the Atrium of the Portico of Octavia), in: 'Vedute di Roma' (Views of Rome)

Veduta interna dell'Atrio del Portico di Ottavia (Internal View of the...

This view places the spectator within the best preserved section of the complex of colonnades originally built in the Republican era and later restored by Emperor Augustus, who dedicated the portico to his sist... more

View of the Temple of the Temple of the Sibyl at Tivoli, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

View of the Temple of the Temple of the Sibyl at Tivoli, from Vedute d...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

The tomb of Caecilia Metella, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

The tomb of Caecilia Metella, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Remains of a covered portico, or a cryptoportiucus, in a villa of Domitian, five miles outside Rome on the Frascati road, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

Remains of a covered portico, or a cryptoportiucus, in a villa of Domi...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Remains of a covered portico, or a cryptoporticus, in a villa of Domitian, five miles outside Rome on the Frascati road, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

Remains of a covered portico, or a cryptoporticus, in a villa of Domit...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

View of the Piazza di monte Cavallo, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

View of the Piazza di monte Cavallo, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Veduta dell'Anfiteatro Flavio detto il Colosseo, from: 'Vedute di Roma' (Views of Rome)

Veduta dell'Anfiteatro Flavio detto il Colosseo, from: 'Vedute di Roma...

Piranesi's thorough familiarity with the Colosseum—he had already produced three views of this most famous of Roman ruins—and his skill at perspective rendering allowed him to produce this magnificent view of t... more

The Octagonal Room in the Small Baths at the Villa of Hadrian (Tivoli).

The Octagonal Room in the Small Baths at the Villa of Hadrian (Tivoli)...

The Venetian Piranesi was active as a draftsman, designer, architect, archaeologist, and theorist, but it is as a printmaker that he achieved his most enduring fame. His technically brilliant and exceedingly in... more