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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.312.94
People
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian (Mogliano Veneto, Italy 1720 - 1778 Rome, Italy)
Title
View of the Remains of the Praetorian Fort [the Poecile] in Hadrian’s Villa at Tivoli
Other Titles
Former Title: Hadrian's Villa: The So-called Poecile
Series/Book Title: Vedute di Roma
Original Language Title: Veduta degli Avanzi del castro Pretorio nella Villa Adriana a Tivoli
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1770
Culture
Italian
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 37.4 × 65.8 cm (14 3/4 × 25 7/8 in.)
sheet: 54 × 78.8 cm (21 1/4 × 31 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower right, graphite: H. 94
  • inscription: lower left, in plate: Cavalier Piranesi delin. ed. inc.
  • inscription: lower right, in plate: Veduta degli avanzi del Castro Pretorio / nella Villa Adriana a Tivoli
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
i/iv
Standard Reference Number
Wilton-Ely 227; Hind 94
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Permanent transfer from the Fine Arts Library, Harvard University, Gift of Thomas Palmer, Esq., of Boston, 1772
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.312.94
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Rome: Eternal City, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/20/2018 - 05/06/2018

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