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Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778 :Colonna Trajana. Piranesi fecit. [1758]

Reference Number: C-091-035

Trajan's column (in the Trajan Forum, Rome) with a domed Baroque church (the church of the Nome di Maria) to its right, several men admiring it from ground level and the roof of the Bonelli Palace visible between the column and the church

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Etchings, related to Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Rome, Church buildings - Italy and Italy - Antiquities.

Part of:
Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778 :[Etchings from La prima parte di architteture e prospettive (1743), I grotteschi (ca 1747), Le vedute di Roma (1745-1778), I carceri (1760-1761)] / Giovanni Battista Piranesi inven. et incis. [Rome : G B Piranesi, m, Reference Number C-091-001/075 (25 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Etching, 545 x 410. Single art work

Historical Notes: Trajan's column was completed in AD 114. Its spiral relief pattern illustrates the Dacian Wars and it is surmounted by Trajan's statue. It contains his and Plotina's ashes

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Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-012784)

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