Vasi, Giuseppe, 1710-1782

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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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creatorOf Hough, William J. H. (William Jarrett Hallowell), 1888-1969. William J.H. Hough papers, 1765-1925 (bulk 1907-1919). University of Pennsylvania, Architectural Archives
creatorOf Vasi, Giuseppe, 1710-1782. Giuseppe Vasi : artist file : study photographs and reproductions of works of art with accompanying documentation 1920-2000 [graphic]. Frick Art Reference Library
creatorOf Collegio de S. Stanislao dei Pollacchi (Rome, Italy). Biblioteca. Collection of architectural prints and drawings of Renaissance sites in Rome, ca. 1600-ca. 1750. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Popular Imagery Collection, circa 14th–19th centuries (bulk 16th–18th centuries) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Bibiena, Ferdinando Galli, 1657-1743. Bibiena family engravings, 1762-1764 and n.d. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Aquila, Francesco Faraone, ca. 1676-1740. Prints documenting the Festival of the Chinea. Getty Research Library
creatorOf Vasi, Giuseppe, 1710-1782,. Prospettiva della p.a macchina, con cui si rappresenta la fondazione del Regno di Napoli, e Sicilia [graphic] : fatta dal conte Rogiero Normanno, ... ; fatta ardere detta macchina d'ordine di Sua Ecc.za il Sigr. Pñpe d. Fabrizio Colonna ... à dover presentare il censo, e Chinea nella vigilia de Ss. Pietro, e Paolo Apostoli a Sua Beatitudine papa Benedetto XIV l'anno 1745 / Giuseppe Doria architetto inv., e dis. ; Giuseppe Vasi incise. Getty Research Institute, Research Library
creatorOf Vasi, Giuseppe, 1710-1782. Prospetto di Roma verso ponente [graphic]. Getty Research Library
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associatedWith Benedict XIV, Pope, 1675-1758. person
associatedWith Brun, Giovanni, b. 1754. person
associatedWith Charles III, King of Spain, 1716-1788. person
associatedWith Collegio de S. Stanislao dei Pollacchi (Rome, Italy). Biblioteca. corporateBody
associatedWith Colonna, Fabrizio, 18th cent. person
associatedWith Colonna family. family
associatedWith Doria, Giuseppe. person
associatedWith Frick Art Reference Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Hough, William J. H. (William Jarrett Hallowell), 1888-1969. person
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Italy--Rome
Rome (Italy)
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Festa della Chinea
Art--Italian (?)--Reproductions
Festivals--Pictorial works
Art, Italian
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Birth 1710-08-27

Death 1782-04-16

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