Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

The Complete Etchings = Gesamtkatalog Der Kupferstiche = Catalogue Raisonne Des Eaux-fortes

Book - 2000
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Ficacci (curator of the National Institute of Graphic Arts in Rome) presents the complete copperplate etchings of Piranesi, one of the greatest draftsmen of architectural spaces both real and imagined. The works provide exquisitely detailed views of ancient and modern Rome's prisons, churches, bridges, arches, temples, gardens, piazzas, villas, tombs, ornamental letters and architectural details. Each of the 31 sections is introduced by text in English, German, and French. The book contains 1,030 illustrations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Koln ; New York : Taschen, c2000
ISBN: 9783822866207
Characteristics: 799 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Ficacci, Luigi


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