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MARC Record view

001 $ 03/2708
003 $ UK-LoRAA
041 0 # $a ita
044 # # $a it
245 0 0 $a Carceri D'Invenzione Di G. Battista Piranesi Archit Vene
260 # # $a [Roma] $b Presso l'Autore a Strada Felice vicino alla Trinità de' monti , Fogli sedici, al prezzo di paoli venti. $c [early 1770s].
300 # # $a 16 pl. (incl. t.-pl.); $c 538×748 mm. (Broadsheet.)
508 # # $a Some plates are signed 'Piranesi F', or 'Piranesi f' (pl. 7, 9, 10, 12, 13). Plate II only carries the publisher's imprint, 'Presso l'Autore a Strada Felice vicino alla Trinità de' monti, Fogli sedici, al prezzo di paoli venti'.
510 0 # $a National Gallery (Washington), Mark J. Millard, 4 (2000), 82; RIBA, Early printed, 3 (1999), 2558; Giovanni Battista Piranesi: the complete etchings, ed. J. Wilton-Ely (1994), 26-41; A. Robison, Piranesi: early architectural fantasies (1986), 29-44; J. Wilton-Ely, Piranesi [exhibition catalogue] (1978), 178-191, 198-213; A.M. Hind, Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1922 repr. 1978), p. [24]-29, 81; H. Focillon, Giovanni-Battista Piranesi (1918, repr. 1964), 24-39.
520 2 # $a The first edition, consisting of 14 plates (including the title-plate), had been published by Giovanni 'Buzard' [i.e. Bouchard] in 1749 or 1750, under the title, Invenzioni capric di carceri. The present copy of the second, heavily reworked edition with two additional plates (pl. II and V), corresponds to Robison's third issue, which he dates to the early 1770s.
561 # # $a Recorded in RAA Library, Catalogue, 1802.
563 # # $a Now disbound, and housed separately. Formerly in 18th-century binding; bound with Piranesi's Le Rovine Del Castello Dell' Acqua Giulia (1761), Lapides Capitolini (1762), Opere Varie Di Architettura (1760s), Grotteschi (1760s) and Antichità Romane De' Tempi Della Repubblica (1760s?).
600 1 4 $a Piranesi
653 # # $a Prisons - Fantastic architecture - Italy - History - 18th century
653 # # $a Drawings - Fantastic art - Capricci - Italy - 18th century
655 # 4 $a Pictorial works - Italy - 18th century
852 8 # $d 1802: 15-0-05; 1821: 15-0-05.