Boston Public LibraryThe Antonio Cardinal Tosti Collection / Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778). Etchings
Iscrizioni de' Soldati Praetorian
- Iscrizioni de' Soldati Praetorian
- Title (translated):
Inscriptions of the Praetorian Guard
- Title (alt.) :
LIV. Iscrizioni de' Soldati Praetorian
- Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778
- Name on Item:
Piranesi Arch.to d. et inc.
Boston Public Library
- Collection (local):
The Antonio Cardinal Tosti Collection
Piranesi Volume 2: Piranesi Antichità Romane 2
Le Antichità Romane, Volume 2
Italy > Latian (region) > Roma (province) > Rome > Pinciano (quartiere)
- 1 print : etching ; plate mark 40 x 48 cm, on sheet 61 x 90 cm
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- Notes (acquisition):
Gift; Thomas Gold Appleton; 1869
- Notes (date):
Dates supplied by cataloger from catalogue raisonné. Plates from this series originally created by Giovanni Battista Piranesi in 1756. His son Francesco and his daughter Laura both worked with him and, after his death, maintained the original plates. The twenty-nine volumes in Boston Public Library’s Antonio Cardinal Tosti Collection were assembled and published in Paris from 1835-1837.
- Notes (citation):
Wilton-Ely, John. "Giovanni Battista Piranesi: The Complete Etchings. Volume I." Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1994, San Francisco.
Title from item.
Alternative title and translated title from the catalogue raisonné. The English translation is of the alternative title.
Wilton-Ely I: 411
Le Antichità Romane, Volume 2, plate 54
- Notes (object):
Signature, lower right. Lettered with volume and plate information, plate upper margin: Tom. II. LIV
- Accession #:
Tosti D.4 V.02