Tavola topografica di Roma in cui si dimostrano... Nice copper engraving of 1756. Measure of the engraved part 83,4 x 56,5 cm. City plan of ancient Rome. The print is in good condition, printed on laid paper without watermark. Third roman edition of 1784, extracted from the opera "Le antichità romane". Engraved by Giovan Battista Piranesi . Draftsman, engraver and architect , born in Morano di Mestre October 4, 1720 , died in Rome on November 9th 1778. Someone has dubbed the " Rembrandt of architecture." This artist has not only reproduced the ancient ruins of the power of Rome , but it was also one of the most authoritative archeologists of his time . It ' was a student of Scalfarotto , of Giuseppe and Domenico Valeriani , was also a student of Bibiena . He worked as a teacher and had Giuseppe Vasi with whom he had a very conflicted relationship , it seems that he wanted to kill him because of envy that the jars held him in , for example, not sufficiently taught him the secrets of etching . It is believed to have worked on the painting with Tiepolo . His first work was " Le Roman Antiquities " which was followed by numerous works . He has recorded some 2,000 branches , almost all large . Despite a great reputation and a great reputation not enriched never for very low prices of his works . He was a member of the Order of Christ and of the Society of Antiquaries of London.