Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Flavian Amphitheater, Called the Colosseum. 1. Arch of Constantine. 2. Palatine Hill (Anfiteatro Flavio detto il Colosseo in Roma. 1. Arco di Costantino 2. Monte Palatino),

From Some Views of Triumphal Arches and Other Monuments Erected by the Romans… (Alcune Vedute di Archi Trionfali…)

Etching on laid paper

Dimensions (Plate): 135 x 274 mm (5.3 x 10.8 in.)

Signed in plate, lower right: “Piranesi fecit.”; inscribed, lower left: “Tav. 12”

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

Accession number: 1973.D1.38.33

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

Bibliography: Focillon 53; Hind (1922), p. 75; Wilton-Ely 115.

Work Type: print

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