Piranesi as Designer
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Design for the Central Relief Panel of the Vault, S. Maria del Priorato, Rome, n.d.

This presentation drawing of the main ceiling composition features the naval exploits of the Order of Malta. The axis for the entire panel is a large rudder, with an image of the Baptist on the blade, supported at its lower end by juxtaposed warship prows with triple rams of swords.

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