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Rus in Urbe: The Urban Landscape of Rome in the Age of the Grand Tour

April 18, 2017 | John Pinto

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, View of the Temple of Jupiter Tonans

John Pinto is the Howard Crosby Butler Memorial Professor of Art and Archaeology (Emeritus) at Princeton University. A fellow of the American Academy in Rome, Pinto also received fellowships from the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, Dumbarton Oaks, the Bibliotheca Hertziana (Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte), and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Pinto’s research interests center on architecture, urbanism, and landscape in Rome, especially in the eighteenth century. Other interests include the reception of classical antiquity and the image of Rome, particularly in the work of Giovanni Battista Piranesi.