Veduta del Piano Superiore de Serraglio delle Fiere Fabbricato by Piranesi

Image Size: 16 x 23.75
Actual Size: 16.50 x 24
Medium: Etching


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     Veduta del piano superiore del Serraglio delle Fiere fabbricato da Domiziano a uso dell’Anfiteatro Flavio e volgarmente detto la Curia Ostilia …. View of the upper level of the menagerie fairgrounds manufactured by domiziano to use the flavio amphitheater by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian (1720–1778) 1757 Edition-Davies -Published during Piranesi’s lifetime. Narrow margins, slight creases in bottom left and right corners (not in image). Otherwise, a good clear image.

     Piranesi was a printmaker, draughtsman, art theorist and architect. His many varied series of Roman architecture, ancient Roman and Baroque prisons and fantastical architectural interpretations had a great influence on many of the movements in art including Neo-Classicism , Romanticism and Surrealism. He was a technical master in the art of drawing and intaglio printing and his works are in some of the greatest museums and private collections all over the world.