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Creator:
Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720–1778
Title(s):

Diverse maniere d'adornare i cammini ed ogni altra parte degli edifizi desunte dall'architettura egizia, etrusca, e greca : con, Un ragionamento apologetico in difesa dell'architettura egizia, e toscana / opera del cavaliere Giambattista Piranesi = Divers manners of ornamenting chimneys and all other parts of houses taken from the Egyptian, Tuscan and Grecian architecture : with An apologetical essay in defence of the Egyptian and Tuscan architecture / by John Baptist Piranesi, Knight = Différentes manières d'orner les cheminées et toute autre partie des édifices tirées de l'architecture égyptienne, étrusque, et grèque : avec, Un discours apologetique en faveur de l'architecture égyptienne, et toscane / par le chevalier Jean Baptiste Piranesi.

Additional Title(s):

Ragionamento apologetico in difesa dell'architettura egizia, e toscana

Divers manners of ornamenting chimneys and all other parts of houses taken from the Egyptian, Tuscan and Grecian architecture

Apologetical essay in defence of the Egyptian and Tuscan architecture

Différentes manières d'orner les cheminées et toute autre partie des édifices tirées de l'architecture égyptienne, étrusque, et grèque

Discours apologetique en faveur de l'architecture égyptienne, et toscane

Piranesi opere

Maniere d'adornare cammini

Published/Created:
In Roma : Nella Stamperia di Generoso Salomoni ..., MDCCLXIX [1769]
Physical Description:
[4], 30, [2], 31-35, [3] pages, [4], 66 leaves of plates : illustrations, portrait ; 55 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2022 12
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Text in Italian, English, and French.
With an engraved dedication folded at the inner margin.
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 1478-1840, 2556
"The work represents a gathering of plates, etched for the most part by Piranesi's son and assistants in his studio, which had previously been circulated in a variety of forms."--British Architectural Library. The plates exist in varying states, with varying numbering.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Details.
Architecture, Ancient.
Fireplaces.
Furniture, Rococo.
Mantels.
Contributors:
Morghen, Filippo, 1730-approximately 1807.
Salomoni, Generoso, 1714-1779, publisher.
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