Piranesi’s Rome

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May 27 2017 - Aug 20 2017

The Blanton Museum of Art presents Piranesi’s Rome, an exhibition of more than forty prints by Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720–1778), along with large-scale maps of Rome, books, and plaster casts of Greek and Roman architectural fragments. From technical cross-sections of bridges to fantastical images of ruins, Piranesi’s prints will take you on a journey through his forty-year fascination with the antiquities and architecture of ancient Rome.

Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website.         

  • Various Media
  • European
  • 18th Century
  • Culture / Lifestyle
  • Giovanni Battista Piranesi
  • and others

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