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Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Author: Giovanni Battista Piranesi; Luigi Ficacci
Publisher: Köln ; London : Taschen, [2006] ©2000
Series: Taschen's 25th anniversary special editions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the greatest architectural artists of all time, and certainly the most famous copper engraver of the 18th century, Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) is most known for his terrifyingly  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Catalogues raisonnés
Named Person: Giovanni Battista Piranesi; Giovanni Battista Piranesi; Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Giovanni Battista Piranesi; Luigi Ficacci
ISBN: 3822850942 9783822850947
OCLC Number: 69733627
Language Note: Translated from Italian; text in English with parallel German and French translations.
Notes: Originally published: Benedikt Taschen Verlag GmbH, 2000. Reprinted as a Taschen's 25th anniversary special edition.
Description: 352 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 22 cm
Series Title: Taschen's 25th anniversary special editions.
Other Titles: Piranesi :
Responsibility: Luigi Ficacci.

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"Piranesi was as savage as Salvator Rosa, fierce as Michelangelo, and exuberant as Rubens... he has imagined scenes that would startle geometry and exhaust the Indies to realize." --Horace Walpole"

 
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