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Artists who influenced Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Giovanni Battista Piranesi was an Italian artist famous for his etchings of Rome and of fictitious and atmospheric prisons. Piranesi was born in Mogliano Veneto, near Treviso, then part of the Republic of Venice. His brother Andrea introduced him to Latin and the ancient civilization, and later he studied as an architect under his uncle, Matteo Lucchesi, who was Magistrato delle Acque, a Venetian ... more (Google)Artists who were influenced by Giovanni Battista Piranesi


Prisoners on a Projecting Platform (Carceri II 10)
(Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco)

Skeletons (Grotteschi)
(Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Francisco de Goya

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

Arch of Titus (Views of Rome 55)
(Fogg Museum)

Triumphal Arch (Grotteschi)
(Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Hubert Robert

Giovanni Paolo Panini

Arch with Shell Ornament (Carceri II 11)
(Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco)

Round Tower (Carceri I 3)
(Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco)

Angelica Kauffmann

Marco Ricci

Pier with Lamp (Carceri II 15)
(Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco)

Bird's Eye View of Colosseum (Views of Rome 126)
(Metropolitan Museum of Art)

John Sell Cotman