Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Arch of Septimius Severus 1. Temple of Concord 2. Ascent to the Capitoline Hill (Arco di Settimio Severo 1. Tempio della Concordia 2. Salita di Campidoglio),

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

Etching on laid paper

Dimensions (Plate): 125 x 258 mm (4.9 x 10.2 in.)

Signed in plate, lower left: “Israel Silvestre del.”; signed in plate, lower right: “Piranesi S.”; inscribed in plate, lower right: “Tav. 13”

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

Accession number: 1973.D1.38.34

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

Bibliography: Focillon 54; Hind (1922), p. 54; Wilton-Ely 116 and p. 158 with remark: “The temple listed as that of Concord is that of Saturn.”

Work Type: print

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