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Rome: Piranesi’s Vision – at the State Library of Victoria

Exhibition at the State Library of Victoria

Marvel at unforgettable images of classical and baroque Rome in this free exhibition of exquisite rare artworks from 18th-century Italian master-printmaker Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720–78). This stunning exhibition highlights the grand churches, imposing palaces and monumental ruins of Rome. It also includes illustrated books and paintings by his contemporaries. Don’t miss the opportunity to see over 100 significant works, focusing on superb prints from his Vedute di Roma (Views of Rome).

This will be the largest exhibition of Piranesi’s work ever to be seen in Australia ­– don’t miss it!

Rome: Piranesi’s vision is curated by Dr Colin Holden, former Redmond Barry Fellow at the State Library of Victoria and former Senior Fellow of the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne.

For further information: http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/event/rome-piranesis-vision

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