Colin Holden notes how this portrait of Piranesi as an ancient Roman reflected Piranesi's values.
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Colin Holden explains how Piranesi’s exaggerated scale celebrates the ancient Romans’ engineering work.
Colin Holden highlights details from everyday life in this print from Piranesi's Vedute di Roma.
Colin Holden discusses how the ruined villa in this print by Piranesi represents the folly of unrestrained power.
Colin Holden provides insights into the activities of the people portrayed in this Piranesi print.
In this video, Colin Holden suggests that classical and 18th-century worlds are compared in this print by Piranesi.
Colin Holden outlines the skill and artistry Giovanni Battista Piranesi brought to his printmaking.
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