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Piranesi Francesco ( 1758 - 1810 ) Rome
Veduta della Basilica di S Giovanni Laterano.
Artist: Piranesi Francesco ( - 1810 ) Rome; issued in: Rome; date: ca 1750 ( Francesco Piranesi was the son of the engraver archaeologist and architect Giovanni Battista Piranesi Like his father he created etchings of monuments in the city of Rome whereby like his father he paid special attention to ancient buildings and works of art In 1785 he also drew the first commercially available plan of Pompeii which was published in two further revised versions by 1793 He also made pictures of various architectural monuments in Pompeii such as the tomb of the priestess Mamia or the Temple of Isis Piranesi accompanied his father on two trips to the ancient Roman ruins in Paestum Pompei and Ercolano first in 1770 and again in 1778 In this he was part, 1758. technic: Copper print; colorit: black/white; - condition: Upper margin some restoration; size (in cm) 38 x 52 cm; View of the Lateran Basilica (Italian: Basilica San Giovanni in Laterano), it is the cathedral of the diocese of Rome.
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
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