Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Magnificent Bridge with Loggias, and Arches Erected by a Roman Emperor… (Ponte magnifico con Logge, ed Archi eretto da un Imperatore Romano…),

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): 260 x 359 mm (10.2 x 14.1 in.)

Signed in plate, lower center: “Gio Piranesi Arch inv. ed inc Roma”; inscribed in plate, lower right: numeral “8”

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.38.20

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

Bibliography: Focillon 7; Hind (1922), pp. 75, 78 ff.; Wilton-Ely 8.

Work Type: print

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