Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Ancient Roman Forum Surrounded by Porticoes, with Loggias, Some of Which Communicate with the Imperial Palace and Other with the Prisons… (Foro antico Romano circondato da portici, con logge…),

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): 265 x 360 mm (10.4 x 14.2 in.)

Signed in plate, lower left: “Gio Batta. Piranesi Archto inv.r ed incise in Roma”; inscribed, lower right: numeral “14”

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807; loose sheet, not bound in volume

Accession number: 1973.D1.38.22

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

Bibliography: Focillon 13; Hind (1922), pp. 75, 78; Wilton-Ely 14.

Work Type: print

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