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Names
Charrington, John, 1856-1939 (Collector)
Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778 (Artist)
Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778 (Etcher)
Collection

Charrington set : a collection of prints by Giovanni Battista Piranesi.

Prima Parte di Architetture e Prospettive.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1748 - 1751
Date Issued: 1750 - 1751
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: MERH +
Topics
Architecture
Architecture -- Italy -- Rome
Capricci
Palms
Columns
Ruins
Genres
Etchings
Notes
Content : Giovanni Battista Piranesi: the complete etchings by John Wilton-Ely (1994); and Piranesi: early architectural fantasies, a catalog raisonné by Andrew Robison (1986) are the authoritative references used in cataloging this collection of etchings.

Content: The collection includes a vignette by Louis-Joseph Le Lorrain, and a portrait of Piranesi by Francesco Polanzani.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : etching ; plate mark 15 1/4 x 9 7/16 in. (38.8 x 24 cm.), on sheet 20 7/8 x 14 3/4 in. (53 x 37.5 cm.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: e6344060-c6c9-012f-9395-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1748: Created (Approximate)
  • 1750: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1856: Creator Born
  • 1939: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Remains of ancient buildings." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1748 - 1751. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/639b6496-e511-e1ae-e040-e00a18061b63

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Remains of ancient buildings." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/639b6496-e511-e1ae-e040-e00a18061b63

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. (1748 - 1751). Remains of ancient buildings. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/639b6496-e511-e1ae-e040-e00a18061b63

Wikipedia Citation

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Remains of ancient buildings.