"Altra Veduta degli Avanzi del Pronao del Tempio della Concordia", antique cooper engraving , c.1774 by renowed Italian architect and etcher Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720 Mogliano Venetto by Treviso - 1778 Rome), from his series "Vedute di Roma ". Giovanni Battista Piranesi was an Italian artist and engraver who is famous for creating a series of views of Rome, and was one of the most influential artists in the development of the neoclassical style of the late 18th century. Following Piranesi’s death in 1778, his heirs continued to publish his works, first from Rome and then from Paris, reissuing his etchings until 1839. Our exemple was executed until 1800.
Literature: "General Artist´s Lexicon " by Thieme/Becker; E. Benezit " Dictionary of painters, sculptors, decorators and etchers", Paris, 1999.
Inscription: titled in the plate lower left.
Technique: etching printed on laid wove paper, unframed.
Measurements: unframed 27 3/4" x 17 3/4" (70,5 × 45 cm).
Condition: in good condition due to the edge, with cutted margins, light surface soiling, stray blue ink in the sky, 1 1/2 in, water stain above the columns, usual center folding crease.