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Giovanni Battista Piranesi | 03- Grandes arcos que descansan sobre una torre central en la cual existe una gran ventana enrejada, escaleras y pasarelas se distribuyen por el recinto.

Giovanni Battista Piranesi | 03- Grandes arcos que descansan sobre una torre central en la cual existe una gran ventana enrejada, escaleras y pasarelas se distribuyen por el recinto.

lines and colors :: a blog about drawing, painting, illustration, comics, concept art and other visual arts » Piranesi’s Imaginary Prisons at Princeton University Art Museum

lines and colors :: a blog about drawing, painting, illustration, comics, concept art and other visual arts » Piranesi’s Imaginary Prisons at Princeton University Art Museum

Part of a spacious and magnificent harbor for the use of the ancient Romans opening onto a large market square..., Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Part of a spacious and magnificent harbor for the use of the ancient Romans opening onto a large market square..., Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Picturesque / Romantic movement (mid-1800s) ... Forms embody a balanced asymmetry—the eye takes pleasure in moving from scene to scene. Nature meets civilization; the aesthetic of sublimity is created. There are exotic associations, nostalgia for former times—landscape architecture (particularly in English gardens) sometimes featured faux ruins of the classical age. Piranesi etching—Ruins of Rome—seen here.

Picturesque / Romantic movement (mid-1800s) ... Forms embody a balanced asymmetry—the eye takes pleasure in moving from scene to scene. Nature meets civilization; the aesthetic of sublimity is created. There are exotic associations, nostalgia for former times—landscape architecture (particularly in English gardens) sometimes featured faux ruins of the classical age. Piranesi etching—Ruins of Rome—seen here.

Giovanni Battista Piranesi – Grabados y dibujos

Giovanni Battista Piranesi – Grabados y dibujos

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Visualizing opium dreams through the etchings of Piranesi. Pictured: The Smoking Fire.

Oneiric Architecture and Opium

Visualizing opium dreams through the etchings of Piranesi. Pictured: The Smoking Fire.

giovanni battista piranesi carceri d'invenzione - Google Search

giovanni battista piranesi carceri d'invenzione - Google Search

THE ARCH WITH A SHELL ORNAMENT  ( from CARCERI D'INVENZIONE plate XI ). etching ( 2 ' state ). 405 × 545 mm.

THE ARCH WITH A SHELL ORNAMENT ( from CARCERI D'INVENZIONE plate XI ). etching ( 2 ' state ). 405 × 545 mm.

Juxtapoz Magazine - Piranesi's "Imaginary Prisons"

Piranesi's "Imaginary Prisons"

giovanni battista piranesi - capriccio architettonico, 1748-1752, china e inchiostro bruno su carta.

giovanni battista piranesi - capriccio architettonico, 1748-1752, china e inchiostro bruno su carta.