He also produced many reliefs and stucci on mythological themes for the Sala degli Imperatori (of which "The goat Amanthea" and "Perseus freeing Andromeda" are most notable) and the room housing Bernini's Aeneas and Anchises, both at the Galleria Borghese. Other works of his are in San Salvatore in Lauro, Santo Spirito in Sassia, and the Palazzo Carpegna.
He died in Rome.
The ultimate act of fantasia: Piranesi's funerary candelabrum: to mark the opening of a major Piranesi exhibition at Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York, one of its curators, John Wilton-Ely, discusses the masterpiece that Piranesi planned for his own tomb.(Critical essay)
Sep 01, 2007; For most of his active life G.B. Piranesi was deeply preoccupied with his posthumous reputation, particularly in relation to his...