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Collection

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

(Italy 1720 – 1778)

Title
View of the Basilica of S. Maria Maggiore with its two flanking wings
Place of origin
RomeItaly
Year
1749
Media category
Print
Materials used
etching
Edition
4/6
Dimensions

40.0 x 54.7 cm platemark; 48.1 x 70.9 cm sheet (irreg.)

Signature & date
Not signed. not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1954
Accession number
9109
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Peter Raissis, Mantegna to Piranesi - Italian old master prints from the collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Canaletto, the Tiepolos and Piranesi', Sydney, 1998, 7, 8. no catalogue numbers

Exhibition history (2)

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1954, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 10 Mar 1955–10 Apr 1955

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