Piranesi by Arthur Michael Samuel

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Published by B.T. Batsford in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778.,
  • Piranesi, Francesco, 1756-1810.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementArthur Samuel.
ContributionsPiranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNE2052.5.P5 S25 1912 Rosenwald Coll
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 225 p., [40] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3526683M
LC Control Number82112007

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Founder: Benedikt Taschen. In he created his best known work as a 'restorer' of ancient sculpture, the Piranesi Vase, and in –78 he published Avanzi degli Edifici di Pesto (Remains of the Edifices of Paestum).

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Don’t forget to stop over, link up and check out what books everyone else is waiting for. of Roman antiquities drawn by Giovanni Battista Piranesi first appeared inwhen he published his book of etched plates entitled Prima parte di architettura. A steady stream of similar works followed from Piranesi’s workshop.

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