Veduta del Mausoleo d' Elio Adriano (ora chiamato Castello S. Angelo) nella park opposia alla Facciata dentro al Castello.
Presso l'autore a Strada Felice vioino alla Trinita de' monti. A paoli due e mezzo.
Etching. Platemark: 430 x 555mm. (17 x 21¾"). Creased vertically through centre as normal. Tape marks around edges of sheet.
A view of the Mausoleum of Hadrian, now called the Castel S. Angelo, from 'Vedute di Roma' (Views of Rome), 1756, with lettered annotations inscribed underneath image. The Mausoleum of Hadrian, usually known as Castel Sant'Angelo, is a towering cylindrical building in Parco Adriano, Rome, Italy. It was initially commissioned by the Roman Emperor Hadrian as a mausoleum for himself and his family By Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720 - 1778), etcher and architect, born in Venice, who came to Rome in 1740 for the rest of his career.
Hind. 30. II. Roman edition.
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