Giovanni Battista Piranesi - Self-portrait, 1760 (Detail) - Image source Uncube Magazine

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Italy 1720 - 1778

Etching

Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Male
Italy
1720
September 10, 2013
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Giovanni Battista (also Giambattista) Piranesi was an Italian artist famous for his etchings of Rome and of fictitious and atmospheric “prisons” (Carceri d’Invenzione). He belonged to Neoclassicism movement.