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Piranesi Paestum +Soane

Piranesi Paestum +Soane

Piranesi Paestum +Soane


Piranesi, Wilton-Ely, John.

Prestel 2013

SKU S03352

A renowned scholar examines the beauty and impact of drawings and prints by Piranesi, as well as the Italian architect's relationship with his friend and colleague Sir John Soane. An 18th-century architect and printmaker, Giovanni Battista Piranesi was a lifelong champion of Rome, publishing more than 1,000 etchings of the Eternal City and its ancient monuments. Piranesi's English contemporary Sir John Soane was also an architect specializing in the neoclassical style.

120 pp, many color photos + drawings and illus.