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Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Different shells thought to inspire the forms of Etruscan vases

Different shells thought to inspire the forms of Etruscan vases, 1769

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720 - 1778)

RA Collection: Art

Different shells thought to inspire the forms of Etruscan vases
Drawn by
Engraved by
Printed by
Generoso Salomoni (fl. 1744 - 1786?)
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Diverse Maniere D'Adornare I Cammini, Roma, 1769, [pl. 1].
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380 mm x 250 mm

Royal Academy of Arts
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Diverse Maniere D'Adornare I Cammini Ed Ogni Altra Parte Degli Edifizi Desunte Dall'Architettura Egizia, Etrusca, E Greca Con Un Ragionamento Apologetico In Difesa Dell'Architettura Egizia, E Toscana Opera Del Cavaliere Giambattista Piranesi Architetto. Divers Manners of Ornamenting Chimneys And All Other Parts Of Houses Taken From The Egyptian, Tuscan, and Grecian Architecture With An Apologetical Essay In Defence Of The Egyptian And Tuscan Architecture By John Baptist Piranesi Knight And Architect. Differentes manieres D'Orner Les Cheminées Et Toute Autre Partie Des Edifices Tirées De L'Architecture Egyptienne, Etrusque, Et Greque Avec Un Discours Apologetique En Faveur De L'Architecture Egyptienne, Et Toscane Par Le Chevalier Jean Baptiste Piranesi Architect. - In Roma

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