Vasi, Giuseppe, 1710-1782

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Dates:
Birth 1710-08-27
Death 1782-04-16
Italians
Italian

Biographical notes:

Giuseppe Vasi was an Italian printmaker and archaeologist. He studied with Sebastiano Conca, Pier Leone Ghezzi, and Filippo Juvara, and became the first teacher of Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Among his most famous works are the topographical views of Rome, issued between 1747 and 1761 in ten volumes under the title "Delle magnificenze di Roma antica e moderna" and also this print. Giuseppe Vasi was born in 1710 in Corleone, Sicily, and died in 1782 in Rome.

From the description of Prospetto di Roma verso ponente [graphic]. ca. 1750. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 83779970

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Subjects:

  • Festa della Chinea
  • Art--Italian (?)--Reproductions
  • Festivals--Pictorial works
  • Art, Italian

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Places:

  • Italy--Rome (as recorded)
  • Rome (Italy) (as recorded)