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View of the Grand Cascade at Tivoli

Artist

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Date

1766

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
View of the Grand Cascade at Tivoli, Giovanni Battista Piranesi
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Medium: Prints | Etching
Size: 18 7/16 x 27 9/16 in. (46.83 x 70.01 cm) (plate)20 3/4 x 29 5/16 in. (52.71 x 74.45 cm) (sheet, irregular)
Creation Place: Italy
Culture: Italy
Style: 18th century
Inscriptions: Signature, title, date and inscriptionLLC, inpencil: [-5] LRC, in the image: [VEDVIA • DELLA • CASCATA •/ DI TIVOLI/ Eques Piranesius del Sculp/ 1766]
Physical Description: view of waterfall with figures and rocky terrain in foreground; city at top; animals on beach, ULQ
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from Janet and Winton Jones
Accession Number: 2003.177
Artist: Giovanni Piranesi, Italian, 1720-1778
Role: Artist
Nationality: Italian (Rome)
Life Dates: Italian, 1720-1778
Added to Site: March 1, 2009