Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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The Staircase with Trophies,

From Carceri d’Invenzione di G. Battista Piranesi, Archit[etto] Vene[ziano]

Etching

Second of three states

Print impression quality: Good

Dimensions (Plate): 345 x 396 mm (13.6 x 15.6 in.)

Signed in plate, lower left margin: “Piranesi F.”

Watermark: No watermark

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1809

Accession number: 1973.D1.38.8

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

Bibliography: Focillon 31; Hind 8; Wilton-Ely 33 and p. 61 as: “Vaulted hall with a large staircase flanked by trophies. Two flags to the left.”

Work Type: print

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