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Piranesi as Designer

Piranesi: Table with five legsPhoto courtesy of Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum
Piranesi: Table with five legs
Photo courtesy of Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum
Piranesi as Designer
NEW YORK  •  Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum  •  Ongoing
THe show focuses on Piranesi's designs and influence from the 18th century to the present. On view are the etchings, original drawings and prints by Piranesi (1720 - 1778), as well as a selection of three-dimensional objects. In addition to his better-known architectural projects, Piranesi also designed fantastic chimneypieces, carriage works, furniture, light fixtures and other decorative pieces.

Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Web Site

Contact: 2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Tel: (1) 212 849 84 00

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