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Interior view of another reservoir in the vineyards of the Jesuit Fathers in Castel Gandolfo, from Antichità d'Albano e di Castel Gandolfo Descritte ed incise da Giovambatista Piranesi (Antiquities of Albano and of Castel Gandolfo described and etched by Giovambattista Piranesi), tavola 22

Series/Portfolio:
Antichità d'Albano e di Castel Gandolfo Descritte ed incise da Giovambatista Piranesi
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Date:
1764–70
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/8 x 31 1/2 in. (55 x 80 cm) Plate: 16 1/8 x 24 3/16 in. (41 x 61.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.11(26)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper right: Tav. XXII.
At lower right: Elevazione e prospetto d'un'altra piscina esistente nella vigna / de' PP. della Compagnia di Gesù a Castel Gandolfo. Piranesi F.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Focillon 531; Hind 86; Giesecke 118; Wilton-Ely II.721.664
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