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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.312.53
People
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian (Mogliano Veneto, Italy 1720 - 1778 Rome, Italy)
Title
The Egyptian Obelisk in the Piazze di S. Giovanni Laterano
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Vedute di Roma
Original Language Title: Obelisco Egizio
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
18th century
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/234350
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
image: 53.2 × 39.9 cm (20 15/16 × 15 11/16 in.)
plate: 54.7 × 40.6 cm (21 9/16 × 16 in.)
sheet: 79.1 × 54.4 cm (31 1/8 × 21 7/16 in.)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
H. 53 ii/v, F. 800, Sal. D18 iii/vi
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Permanent transfer from the Fine Arts Library, Harvard University, Gift of Thomas Palmer, Esq., of Boston, 1772
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.312.53
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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