Piranesi as Designer
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Architectural Fantasy with Colossal Arcaded Façade Overlooking a Piazza with Monuments, n.d.

This imaginative composition from Piranesi’s early years in Rome anticipated his work in the Prima parte di Architetture e Prospettive (1743). Using dramatic contrasts in scale and perspective, Piranesi situated naval monuments and statues, including the famous Dioscuri, the horse tamers, before a fanciful building with a domed rotunda.

Chimneypiece for John Hope

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Design for a Commode

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Design for a Fountain

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

design for a side table

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

designs for two commodes

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

sketch design for a monumental candelabrum

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

sketch design for part of a table

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Wine Cooler

Edward Barnard & Sons