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The Theater of Marcellus, 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:

1750/59

Artist:

Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Italian, 1720-1778

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Title

The Theater of Marcellus, from Views of Rome

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1750–1759

Medium

Etching on heavy ivory laid paper

Dimensions

Image: 38.6 × 54.3 cm (15 1/4 × 21 7/16 in.); Plate: 40.5 × 55 cm (16 × 21 11/16 in.); Sheet: 56 × 71.8 cm (22 1/16 × 28 5/16 in.)

Credit Line

The Charles Deering Collection

Reference Number

1927.4779

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