Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Large Sculpture Gallery Built on Arches and Lit from above… (Galleria grande di Statue, la cui struttura e con Archi e col lume preso dall’alto…),

From Part One of Architecture and Perspectives… (Prima Parte di Architettura e Prospettive inventate ed incise da Giambattista Piranesi Architteto Veneziano fra gli Arcadi Salcindio Tiseio)

Etching with title printed from a separate plate on laid paper

Dimensions (Plate): 383 x 254 mm (15.1 x 10 in.)

Signed in plate, lower left margin: “Gio Batta. Piranesi Arch. o inv. ed incise in Roma”; inscribed, lower right: numeral “1”

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.38.18

Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), before 1953

Bibliography: Focillon 3; Hind (1922), pp. 75, 78 ff.; Wilton-Ely 4.

Work Type: print

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