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Giovanni Battista Piranesi
(1720 - 1778)

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1720 Born 4 October in Venice
1738 Studies under Guiseppe Vasi
1740 Leaves Venice for Rome and begins his drawings of Roman architecture
1743 Returns to Venice, works at Tiepolo's workshop
1745 Carceri d'Invenzione (Imaginary Prisons) published
1765 Knighted by the Pope
1778 Dies in November
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