The Piranesi Collection of ancient Marbles in Stockholm

Project: Research

Layman's description

In 1785 the Piranesi collection was bought for Gustav III of Sweden and brought from Rome to Stockholm. The c. 150 pieces represent a varied mix of ancient marbles, restored in the manner of the 18th century and endowed with far going enrichments typical of the original collector's fantastic vision of ancient aesthetics. The project aims analysis, contextualization and publication.
StatusActive
Effective start/end date2003/01/012020/12/31

Participants

Related research output

Anne-Marie Leander Touati, 2016, Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Predecessori, contemporanei e successori: Studi in onore di John Wilton-Ely. Nevola, F. (ed.). Rome: Edizione Quasar, p. 335-358 (Studi sul Settecento Romano; vol. 32).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

Anne-Marie Leander Touati, 2015, Archäologie als Kunst : Archäologische Objecte und Verfahren in der bildenden Kunst des 18. Jahrhunderts und der Gegenwart. Boschung, D. (ed.). Interntionales Kolleg Morphomata. Wilhelm Fink, Vol. 30. p. 39-65

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

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