Basilica di San Lorenzo fuori le Mura, 1750

  • Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720-1778

Etching

Gift of Arthur Hilton Nixon

65.74

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Exterior
  • Architecture
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Clock tower
  • Etching
  • Basilica
  • Italy
  • Rome

see inscriptions

Inscribed, in plate, on cartouche: Veduta della Basilica di S. Lorenco fuor delle mura | Via Tiburtina [illegible] Piranesi

Arthur Hilton Nixon; 1965-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Perlove, Shelley and Jacqueline Lawson. Piranesi's Views of Rome. Dearborn, 1986, p. 23, no. 1, p. 24 (ill.).

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Basilica di San Lorenzo fuori le Mura, 1750, etching. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Arthur Hilton Nixon, 65.74.