Admission is always free Directions

Open today: 10:00 to 5:00

Inscription

across bottom in plate: Presso l'autore a Strada Felice nel Palazzo Tomati vicino alla Trinità de' monti. A paoli due e mezzo. / Veduta della Facciata della Basilica di S. Croce in Gerusalemme / ... / Giovan. Battista Piranesi Architetto dis. ed. inc.; by later hands, lower right in graphite: 11 / H/11 / F/729

Provenance

Mark J. Millard, New York; purchased by NGA, 1985.

Exhibition History
2000
"Art in Rome in the Eighteenth Century", Philadelphia Museum of Art; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2000, no. 424.
Bibliography
1918
Focillon, Henri. Giovanni-Battista Piranesi; essai de catalogue raisonne de son oeuvre. Paris: Librairie Renouard, Henri Laurens, 1918.
1922
Hind, Arthur M. Giovanni Battista Piranesi; a critical study with a list of his published works and detailed catalogues of the prisons and the views of Rome. London: Cotswold Gallery; New York: E. Weyhe, 1922.