Piranesi as Designer
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Architectural Fantasy with Monumental Portico before a Palace, ca. 1763

The contemporary palatial fantasy, which may have been owned by the Romantic stage designer Palagio Palagi, underlines the importance of the capriccio to Piranesi as a medium for architectural experiment.

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