The Rome of Piranesi, as seen through his XVIII century sketches
Thanks to the Venetian Giorgio Cini Foundation, an exhibit in Madrid, now features some of those prints. ; One can simply visit this website to get a glimpse of Piranesi?s impressive creativity. Among them, this Roman landscape, created with his special ?light-dark? shading technique that creates a three dimensional image.
This Piranesi exhibit is currently open at Madrid?s CaixaForum. But it?s not just about his designs and etches. One can also see furniture and Roman antiquities that were also created by the artist.