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Plate 6: 'Ruins of an ancient tomb in front of ruins of an ancient aqueduct; above the arches of the latter is the channel which conveyed the water to Rome' (Ruine de sepolcro antico posto dinanzi ad altre ruine d'un Acquedotto pure antico; sopra gli archi del medesimo v'è il canale, per cui si conduceva l'acqua in Roma), from the series 'Part one of architecture and perspectives: drawn and etched by Gio. Batt'a Piranesi, Venetian Architect: dedicated to Nicola Giobbe' (Prima parte di Architetture, e prospettive inventate, ed incise da Gio. Batt'a Piranesi Architetto Veneziano dedicate al Sig. Nicola Giobbe)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi1743

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City, United States

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  • Title: Plate 6: 'Ruins of an ancient tomb in front of ruins of an ancient aqueduct; above the arches of the latter is the channel which conveyed the water to Rome' (Ruine de sepolcro antico posto dinanzi ad altre ruine d'un Acquedotto pure antico; sopra gli archi del medesimo v'è il canale, per cui si conduceva l'acqua in Roma), from the series 'Part one of architecture and perspectives: drawn and etched by Gio. Batt'a Piranesi, Venetian Architect: dedicated to Nicola Giobbe' (Prima parte di Architetture, e prospettive inventate, ed incise da Gio. Batt'a Piranesi Architetto Veneziano dedicate al Sig. Nicola Giobbe)
  • Creator: Giovanni Battista Piranesi
  • Date Created: 1743
  • Physical Dimensions: Sheet: 14 9/16 x 9 5/8 in. (37 x 24.5 cm) Plate: 15 3/8 x 9 5/8 in. (39 x 24.5 cm)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/416026
  • Medium: Etching
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

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