Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Italian painter (1720-1778)

Date of Birth: 04-Oct-1720

Place of Birth: Mogliano Veneto, Veneto, Italy

Date of Death: 09-Nov-1778

Profession: architect, painter, art historian, archaeologist, etcher

Nationality: Italy

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Giovanni Battista Piranesi

  • Giovanni Battista (or Giambattista) Piranesi (Italian pronunciation: [d?o'vanni bat'tista pira'ne?zi; -e?si]; also known as simply Piranesi; 4 October 1720 – 9 November 1778) was an Italian artist famous for his etchings of Rome and of fictitious and atmospheric "prisons" (Le Carceri d'Invenzione).
  • He was the father of Francesco Piranesi and Laura Piranesi.

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