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Piranesi, Giovanni Battista


Italian engraver and architect, famous for his etchings of Rome and of fictitious and atmospheric "prisons" (Carceri d'Invenzione).

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Vaso antico di marmo che si vede nella Galleria del Palazzo Farnese [from Vasi, candelabri, cippi, sarcofagi, tripodi, lucerne, ed ornamenti antichi disegnati ed incisi dal Cav. Gio. Batt. Piranesi pubblicati l'anno MDCCLXXIIX]
Piranesi, Giovanni Battista
after 1830