Giambattista Piranesi

An Architect Out of Time

  • Edited by Chiara Casarin, Pierluigi Panza
  • Binding Paperback with flaps
  • Size 24 x 32 cm
  • Pages 168
  • Illustrations 80
  • Language Italian, English
  • Year 2020
  • ISBN 9788836646074
  • Price € 34,00  € 32,30
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Abstract

Three hundred years ago Giambattista Piranesi was born in Venice: engraver. printer, architect and antiquarian. His Carceri and Vedute di Roma remain among the most fantastic creations in the history of art, and continue to fascinate scholars, art lovers of all kinds, and contemporary artists.
This book explores the relations between Piranesi, whose centre of activity became Rome, and Veneto, and reveals the artist's patrimony in the form of the rich collections held by the Museo Civico and the archives of the municipal library of Bassano del Grappa.

Bassano del Grappa, Palazzo Sturm, June - October 2020

Sommario

Giambattista Piranesi. An Architect out of Time
Chiara Casarin

The Piranesi Family and Venice: The non-‘Serenissimi’ Relations
Pierluigi Panza

Giambattista Piranesi and the Fondazione Giorgio Cini
Luca Massimo Barbero

About Piranesi: Venice and Pirano
Enzo Di Martino

Piranesi vs. Visentini: Normal Oppositions
Manlio Brusatin

The Piranesi Collection in the Library of Bassano
Stefano Pagliantini

CATALOGUE OF WORKS
1. Roman Antiquities
2. The views of Rome
3. Lapides
4. Critical writings
5. After Guercino
6. The taste of antiquity
7. Engravers from Bassano
8. The 'Carceri' from Fondazione Cini
9. Piranesi today

APPENDIX

The books by Piranesi at the Civic Library of Bassano
by Stefano Pagliantini

The Piranesi-Remondini Letters: Chalcographies compared
by Pierluigi Panza and Stefano Pagliantini

Piranesi Genealogy
by Vittorio Mandelli and Pierluigi Panza

The Donation of the Piranesi Chalcography Books to the Venetian Senate
by Vittorio Mandelli and Pierluigi Panza

Biography

Bibliography