Piranesi as Designer
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Chimneypiece for John Hope, 1769

According to the caption to the accompanying etched plate, Piranesi incorporated original antique fragments, including the architrave, into this work. The exceptional quality of this exquisite Carrara marble chimneypiece and its seamless integration of ancient and modern components demonstrate the of Piranesi’s collaborators.

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