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Lecture / Meant to Be Shared: The Marriage of Venice and Rome, or What Makes Piranesi Great?

  • YALE ART GALLERY 1111 Chapel Street NEW HAVEN CT (map)

Andrew Robison, the Andrew W. Mellon Senior Curator of Prints and Drawings at the National Gallery of Art, in Washington, D.C., analyzes Giovanni Battista Piranesi’s artistic background and development to understand why and how he became the preeminent artist in Rome in the 18th century and one of the greatest printmakers of all time.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Meant to Be Shared: Selections from the Arthur Ross Collection of European Prints at the Yale University Art Gallery. Generously sponsored by the Martin A. Ryerson Fund.

Earlier Event: February 4
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Later Event: February 5
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