#2.-   Emily Allchurch - Photographic Homage to Giovanni Piranesi's etchings titled "Imaginary Prisons, the Smoking Fire".

Emily Allchurch - Photographic homage to Giovanni Piranesi's etchings titled "Imaginary Prisons, the Smoking Fire".

17th century Italian artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi is best known for a highly unusual series of prints called Imaginary Prisons, utilizi...

Piranesi's "Imaginary Prisons"

Giovanni Piranesi, artist  www.artexperiencenyc.com

Giovanni Piranesi - The Tomb of the Metelli. Piranesi was one of the great draughtsman of the century, and his dramatic flair with ancient topographical subjects made him an influential figure.

Piranesi's carceri  www.artexperiencenyc.com

The imaginary prisons (Carceri d'invenzione) by Giovanni Battista Piranesi.

Giovanni Battista Piranesi,  Via Appia and Via Ardeatina , from  Le Antichita…

imaginary VIA APPIA Giovanni Battista Piranesi ; the image, belongs to the first plate from Le Antichità Romane, and depicts an endless street flanked by an accumulation of human remains.

Piranesi // this isn't my usual taste, but I remember seeing this picture at an art museum years ago and I really liked it but I had forgotten who the artist was and I've been looking for these drawings again AND I FOUND THEM and I so excited right now

Consequence of the Carceri d'Invenzione - Giovanni Piranesi Giovanni Battista (also Giambattista) Piranesi October 1720 – 9 November was an Italian artist famous for his etchings of Rome and of fictitious and atmospheric "prisons".


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