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Tomb of Caecilia Metella, from Views of Rome

A work made of etching on heavy ivory laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching on heavy ivory laid paper.

Date:

1762, published 1800–07

Artist:

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778)
published by Francesco (Italian, 1758-1810) and Pietro Piranesi (Italian, born 1758/9)

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Title

Tomb of Caecilia Metella, from Views of Rome

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1762

Medium

Etching on heavy ivory laid paper

Dimensions

Image: 44.7 × 62.7 cm (17 5/8 × 24 11/16 in.); Plate: 45.5 × 63.5 cm (17 15/16 × 25 in.); Sheet: 54 × 74.3 cm (21 5/16 × 29 5/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1912.1521

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