Identification and Creation
Object Number
2012.69
People
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian (Mogliano Veneto, Italy 1720 - 1778 Rome, Italy)
Title
View of Piazza Navona Above the Ruins of the Circus of Domitian
Other Titles
Former Title: View of the Piazza Navona
Original Language Title: Veduta di Piazza Navona sopra le rovine del Circo Agonale
Series/Book Title: Vedute di Roma
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1751
Culture
Italian
Location
Level 3, Room 3610, University Teaching Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching on cream antique laid paper
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 47.1 x 71 cm (18 9/16 x 27 15/16 in.)
sheet: 55.7 x 78.7 cm (21 15/16 x 31 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: engraved in plate, lower right: Cav. Piranesi
  • inscription: verso, left edge, graphite: [illegible]
Provenance
Paul E. and Gabriele B. Geier, Rome, Italy, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2012.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Ficacci 979, Wilton-Ely 241
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Paul E. and Gabriele B. Geier
Accession Year
2012
Object Number
2012.69
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Landmarks of World Art and Architecture, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/04/2012 - 01/19/2013

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

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