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Print, Basilica of S. Lorenzo fuori le Mura, "Le Vedute di Roma" (1745-1778), 1748–78

This is a Print. It was architect: Giovanni Battista Piranesi. It is dated 1748–78 and we acquired it in 1939. Its medium is etching. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Estate of Mrs. George Pendleton. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Mrs. George Pendleton.

Its dimensions are

37.6 x 65.5 cm (14 13/16 x 25 13/16 in.)

It is signed

lower right: "Piranesi F."

It is inscribed

Etched on the scroll at lower center: Veduta della Basilica di S. Lorenzo fuor delle mura / 1. Via Tiburtina; Presso l'Autore A paoli due e mezzo;

Cite this object as

Print, Basilica of S. Lorenzo fuori le Mura, "Le Vedute di Roma" (1745-1778), 1748–78; Architect: Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778); Italy; etching; 37.6 x 65.5 cm (14 13/16 x 25 13/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of Mrs. George Pendleton; 1939-9-3

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