10. Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Rovine del Sisto o sia della gran sala delle Terme Antoniniane (Ruins of the Xystus, or the Central Hall of the Antonine Baths) (from Vedute di Roma / Views of Rome) (1765)
Lettered in the plate Cavalier Piranesi F. lower right
Etching on paper with Fleur-de-Lis watermark (c. 1760-1780), 42.4 x 65.4 (image size) / 48.7 x 72.6 cm (sheet size)
This print is part of the series ‘Vedute di Roma’ (Views of Rome). Piranesi worked on this series of 135 plates between 1748 and his death in 1778. Francesco Piranesi later added two more prints to his father’s series.
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