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View of the Grand Cascade at Tivoli


Giovanni Battista Piranesi



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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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