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Four architectural etchings
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Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778. Four architectural etchings - Print 1, front. [1756]. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 20, 2017. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/frare/item/3200/show/3192.

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Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778. ([1756]). Four architectural etchings - Print 1, front. Selections from the Franzheim Rare Books Room. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/frare/item/3200/show/3192

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Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778, Four architectural etchings - Print 1, front, [1756], Selections from the Franzheim Rare Books Room, Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries, accessed November 20, 2017, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/frare/item/3200/show/3192.

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Title Four architectural etchings
Alternative Title Antichità Romane. Selections.
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778
Date [1756]
Description A collection of four selected etchings from Giovanni Battista Piranesi’s Antichità Romane, published in approximately 1756. These etchings feature various architectural marvels from throughout the city of Rome. Each etching features one or more detailed perspectives of the subject as well as a brief description written in Italian. The prints show the Theatre of Marcellus and Ponte Sant’Angelo as well as the sepulcher beneath the Theatre.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Architecture, Classical -- Italy -- Rome -- Pictorial works
  • Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities -- Pictorial works
  • Rome (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works
  • Monuments -- Italy -- Rome -- Pictorial works
  • Sepulchral monuments -- Italy -- Rome -- Pictorial works
Subject.Topical (Local)
  • architecture
  • buildings
  • theatres
  • bridges
  • canals
  • sepulchers
  • etchings
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Italia
Subject.Geographic (Local)
  • Rome, Italy
Genre (AAT)
  • books
  • etchings (prints)
Language Italian
Physical Description 4 prints: etching, engraving ; in folder, 59 x 91 cm
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
  • Still Image
Original Item Location NA311.P57 1756
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b5967329~S11
Digital Collection Selections from the Franzheim Rare Books Room
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/frare
Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/william-r-jenkins-architecture-art-library
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
File Name index.cpd
Item Description
Title Print 1, front
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpeg
File Name uhlib_857005061_000.jpg