The Piranesi vase (close-up)
Marble.
Ancient parts — 1st cent. BCE — 1st cent. CE. Composition by G. B. Piranesi — second half of the 18th cent.
Height 125 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage MuseumInv. No. A. 121 / Gr-3023.Photo by Ilya Shurygin

The Piranesi vase (close-up).

Marble.
Ancient parts — 1st cent. BCE — 1st cent. CE. Composition by G. B. Piranesi — second half of the 18th cent.
Height 125 cm.
Inv. No. A. 121 / Gr-3023.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
From Tivoli (?). Entered the Hermitage collection in 1850 fron Tzarskoye Selo. Was acquired in 1826 from Lebzelter (?).
Credits:
© 2013. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation and the site of the State Hermitage.

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