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Collection

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

(Italy 1720 – 1778)

Title
Interior view of three large tomb chambers thought to belong to the household of Augustus, from the series Le Antichità Romane
Year
1756
Media category
Print
Materials used
etching
Dimensions

42.0 x 51.4 cm platemark; 57.0 x 80.5 cm sheet (irreg.)

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Mrs E. Ross Williamson 1978
Accession number
168.1978
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Nicholas Draffin (Curator), The bitten image: European etchings from the collection, Sydney, 1980, 9. no catalogue numbers

Nicholas Draffin, Piety and Paganism, Sydney, 1991, 8. no catalogue numbers

Peter Raissis, Mantegna to Piranesi - Italian old master prints from the collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1998, 8. no catalogue numbers

Exhibition history (3)

The Bitten Image: European etchings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Jul 1980–14 Sep 1980

Piety and Paganism, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Jul 1991–29 Sep 1991

Mantegna to Piranesi - Italian Old Master Prints from the Collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Jun 1998–20 Sep 1998