Wilton-Ely (John), born 1937

Piranesi (catalogue of an exhibition sponsored by the Arts Council of Great Britain and held at the Hayward Gallery, London, 27 April-11 June 1978)

London, Arts Council of Great Britain, 1978
(24 cm), 135 pp., 61 illustrations. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - 357 exhibits, illustrating every side of Piranesi’s activity, reinforced by comparative material. The catalogue covers the artist’s sources, his development and influence, in eleven sections: Piranesi’s formative years in Venice and Rome, vedute, archaeology, controversies, the Carceri, architecture, furniture design and decorative arts, restoration and dealing, the late works, and his legacy to the Romantics. ¶ Fine copy.


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