Trivium Art HistoryGiovanni Battista Piranesi

Architecture, Perspectives, Grotesques, Antiquities

Architecture, Perspectives, Grotesques, Antiquities, 1749 — Giovanni Battista Piranesi
40 cm54.5 cm

Architecture, Perspectives, Grotesques, Antiquities is a Neoclassical, Etching, Engraving, Drypoint Printmaking created by Giovanni Battista Piranesi in 1749. It lives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The image is available via Institutional Open Content, and tagged Printmaking, and Antiquities. Source

Piranesi loved to conjur up imaginary worlds based on the ancient structures scattered around rome. 

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