capriccio art

  1. KorbenDallas

    What was Giovanni Battista Piranesi trying to say. 17-18th century Mud Flood apocalypse?

    Giovanni Battista 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 a so called Cappricio artist. In other words, contemporary interpretation of his creations is that it...