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Piranesi Rome Basilico

Giambattista Piranesi, Egyptian Obelisk, Etching, Venice, Giorgio Cini Founadtion / Gabriele Basilico, Egyptian Lateran Obelisk and Lateran Palace, Silver salt print with selenium treatment, 2010 | Courtesy Giorgio Cini Foundation a

On display some of the most symbolic places of the Eternal City represented by the 25 original eighteenth-century prints of the Venetian engraver - from the graphic Collections of the Cini Foundation - and by the 26 views of Rome by the Milanese photographer, made with the same angles of the Piranesian engravings of which 12 unpublished compared to the exhibition The Arts of Piranesi. Architect, engraver, antiquarian, landscape painter, designer staged in 2010 by the same Foundation.

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