Boston Public LibraryThe Antonio Cardinal Tosti Collection / Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778). Etchings
Dimostrazione dell odierno avanzo del Teatro di Pompeo
- Dimostrazione dell odierno avanzo del Teatro di Pompeo
- Title (translated):
Reconstruction of the present remains of the Theater of Pompey
- Title (alt.):
XXXVIII. Dimostrazione dell odierno avanzo del Teatro di Pompeo
Plan, section and detail of the remains of seating.
- Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778
- Name on Item:
Piranesi Archit. dis. inc.
Boston Public Library
- Collection (local):
The Antonio Cardinal Tosti Collection
- Piranesi Volume 4: Piranesi Antichita Romane 4 > Le Antichità Romane, Volume 4
Italy > Latian (region) > Roma (province) > Rome > Pa (rione)
- 1 print : etching ; plate mark 41 x 26 cm, on sheet 61 x 44 cm
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Title from item.
Alternative title and translated title from the catalogue raisonné. The English translation is of the alternative title.
Wilton-Ely I: 507
Le Antichità Romane, Volume 4, plate 38
- 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.
- Notes (object):
Signature, lower right. Lettered with volume and plate information, plate upper margin: Tom IV XXXVIII
- Accession #:
Tosti D.4 V.04
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