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Artist:     Francesco Piranesi ((1756 or 1758 - 1810 Paris )
Title:     "Veduta di un Eliocamino per Abitarvi l’Inverno… " (Hadrians Villa, the so-called heliocaminus) , dated ca1784, Original etching from the "Vedute di Roma"
Item ID   3188
Price:     700.00 €


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"VEDUTA di un Eliocamino per abitarvi l´ Inverno, il quale era riscaldato dal Sole, che s´introduceva per le Finestre A, esposte al Mezzodi", original period etching by famous Italian architect and etcher Francesco Piranesi (1756 or 1758 - 21810 Paris ). This etching was executed ca. 1784 by Francesco P. as continue of the famous series "Vedute di Roma" by his father Gianbattisto Piranesi (1720 - 1778 Rome). Another exemple of this etching is in the Library of Teylers Museum (oldest museum in the Netherlands, dated 1784).

Literature: Ficacci, Luigi. Giovanni Battista Piranesi : the complete etchings. Köln : Taschen, 2000, n° 1004; "General Artist´s Lexicon " by Thieme/Becker; E. Benezit " Dictionary of painters, sculptors, decorators and etchers", Paris, 1999.

Inscription: titled and signed in the plate lower right.

Technique: etching without margins on strong wove paper, unframed.

Measurements: image 23 6/8" x 16 1/2" (60 × 42 cm).

Condition: in good condition.

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