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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.312.89
People
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian (Mogliano Veneto, Italy 1720 - 1778 Rome, Italy)
Title
View of the Villa of His Eminence Cardinal Alessandro Albani, outside Porte Salaria
Other Titles
Former Title: The Villa Albani
Original Language Title: Veduta della Villa dell' Emo Signor Card. Alessandro Albani fuori...
Series/Book Title: Vedute di Roma
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1769
Culture
Italian
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
44.3 x 69.4 cm (17 7/16 x 27 5/16 in.)
sheet: 54 × 79 cm (21 1/4 × 31 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower right, in plate: Veduta della Villa dell' Emo Sig.n Card. / Alessandro Albani fuori di Porta Salaria
  • inscription: lower left, in plate: Cavalier Piranesi inc.
  • inscription: lower right, graphite: H. 89
Provenance
Thomas Palmer, Esq., Boston, gift; to Harvard University, 1772, transferred; to Harvard Art Museums, 2008
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
i/iii
Standard Reference Number
Hind 89; Wilton-Ely 222
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
2008.312.89
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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