Veduta dell'Anfiteatro Flavio detto il Colosseo (View of the Flavian Amphitheater known as the Colosseum)

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Title Veduta dell'Anfiteatro Flavio detto il Colosseo (View of the Flavian Amphitheater known as the Colosseum)
Creator Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778
Room Number 1000
Description A reproduction print of Veduta dell'Anfiteatro Flavio detto il Colosseo (View of the Flavian Amphitheater known as the Colosseum): from Vedute de Roma (Views of Rome), 1776 by Giovanni Battista Paranesi. An example of etching with an architectural theme.
About the Artist Born in Mogliano Veneto, near Treviso; he is known for his skills in etching and engraving; his interest in the ancient architecture of Italy is reflected in much of his printing making. His reproductions of real and recreated Roman ruins were a strong influence on Neoclassicism. -- from Wikipedia entry viewed on May 31, 2012.
About the Art Piranesi's work on this group of etchings began in 1748 and continued until his death. Vedute de Roma includes 135 plates.
Subject Colosseum (Rome, Italy); Art museums--Utah; University of Utah. Libraries--Art
Date 1776
Format image/jpeg
Medium Print (reproduction)
Height Framed 19.50 inches
Width, Framed 28.75 inches
Height Unframed 15.00 inches
Width Unframed 21.50 inches
Signature Location Bottom Right Corner
Library Number 162
Rights http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/CNE/1.0/
Digitization Specifications JPEG2000 image for display, Archival tiff generated by Photoshop. Original image captured by Photoshop. Original image captured with Nikon D300s at 12.3 megapixels
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Type Image/StillImage
Identifier index.cpd
ARK ark:/87278/s60g3kz2
Setname uum_mlpac
Date Created 2015-11-24
Date Modified 2015-11-24
ID 235024
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60g3kz2
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