Pietro Ruga

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Pietro Ruga (died 1825)[1] was an Italian engraver, best known for his architectural views (vedute of Roman monuments, churches and squares.[2]

He also was a draughtsman of few maps of Rome during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Among the subjects of his engravings are Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, St. Peter's Basilica, Basilica of Santo Stefano Rotondo, Piazza Navona and Piazza del Quirinale.


  1. ^ Elogio del professore Pietro Ruga Romero, by Prince Pietro Odescalchi.
  2. ^ Nuova Raccolta delle principali vedute antiche e moderne dell'alma citta di Roma e sue vicinanze. Rome 1830, with Achille Parboni and Bullino da Pietro as coauthors, cited in Catalogue of Books in the Library of the Ladies' Art and Science Class of Milwaukee, page 98.