Giuseppe Vasi

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Veduta of Porta del Popolo, Rome, by Giuseppe Vasi.

Giuseppe Vasi (27 August 1710 – 16 April 1782) was an Italian engraver and architect, best known for his vedute.

He was born in Corleone, Sicily and later moved to Rome. From 1746 to 1761, he published a series of ten volumes including 240 engravings of vedute of Rome. He also created 15 tablet engravings of opera scenes designed by Vincenzo Re; some of which are part of the collection at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. He had many pupils, one of which is Giovanni Battista Piranesi.

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