Selected Bibliography


Bann, Stephen, edit. Art and the Early Photographic Album. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011.


Denison, Cara D., Myra Nan Rosenfeld, and Stephanie Wiles. Exploring Rome: Piranesi and His Contemporaries. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1993.


Ficacci, Luigi. Piranesi: The Complete Etchings. Köln: Taschen, 2000.


Habel, Dorothy Metzger. The Urban Development of Rome in the Age of Alexander VII. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2002.


Habel, Dorothy Metzger. “When All of Rome was Under Construction”: The Building Process in Baroque Rome. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2013.


Hart, Vaughan, and Peter Hicks. Palladio’s Rome: A Translation of Andrea Palladio’s Two Guidebooks to Rome. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006.


Hibbert, Christopher. Rome: The Biography of a City. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1985.


Keaveney, Raymond. Views of Rome. New York: Harper & Row, 1988.


Lettera da San Giorgio. Venice: Fondazione Giorgio Cini Onlus, 2010.


Mirror of Marvelous Rome: 16th-century Engravings, published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name, shown at University Art Gallery, State University of New York at Binghamton. Binghamton, NY: University Art Gallery, 1979.


Pinto, John A. Speaking Ruins: Piranesi, Architects, and Antiquity in Eighteenth-Century Rome. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2012.


Piranesi. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name, shown at Smith College Museum of Art. South Lunenburg, VA: Stinehour Press, 1961.


Rand, Richard, and John Varriano. Two Views of Italy: Master Prints by Canaletto and Piranesi. Hanover, NJ: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 1995.


Spila, Claudia, trans. Piranesi and the XVIII Century View in Rome. Rome: Aretemide Edizioni, 1998.


Sweet, Rosemary. Cities and the Grand Tour: The British in Italy, c. 1690-1820. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2012.


Thorton, Ann, trans. Rome in Early Photographs, The Age of Pius IX: Photographs 1846-1878 from Roman and Danish Collections. Copenhagen: The Thorvaldsen Museum, 1977.


Tice, James T., and James G. Harper. Giuseppe Vasi’s Rome: Lasting Impressions from the Age of the Grand Tour. Corvallis, OR: University of Oregon Press, 2010.


Wilton-Ely, John. The Mind and Art of Giovanni Battista Piranesi. London: Thames and Hudson, Ltd., 1978.


Wittkower, Rudolf. Art and Architecture in Italy 1600–1750. Middlesex, England: Penguin, 1958.


Zorach, Rebecca. The Virtual Tourist in Reniassance Rome: Printing and Collecting the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.



Image: Giuseppe Ninci. Italian, 1823–1890. Arco di Settimio Severo (Arch of Septimus Severus), 1876 or before. Albumen print. Smith College Museum of Art. Purchased with the Hillyer–Tryon–Mather Fund, with funds given in memory of Nancy Newhall (Nancy Parker, class of 1930) and in honor of Beaumont Newhall, and with funds given in honor of Ruth Wedgewood Kennedy. SC 1982:38 1143