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Title

View of an entrance to the upper room inside the mausoleum of the Emperor Hadrian, from the series Le Antichità Romane


Artist

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Italy

1720 - 1778


Details


Date

1756


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching


Dimensions

39.5 x 47.8 cm platemark; 55.5 x 80.0 cm sheet (irreg.)


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Mrs E. Ross Williamson 1978


Location

Not on display


Accession number

171.1978


Artist information

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Works in the collection

11


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Nicholas Draffin, Piety and Paganism, Sydney, 1991, 9. no catalogue numbers

Nicholas Draffin (Curator), The bitten image: European etchings from the collection, Sydney, 1980, 9. 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