Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Tomb of the Scipios (Sepolcro della famiglia de’ Scipioni),

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

Etching on laid paper

Dimensions (Plate): 136 x 273 mm (5.4 x 10.7 in.)

Signed in plate, lower right: “Piranesi”; inscribed in plate, upper left: “Tav. 18.”; in the engraved title, “Scipioni” appears as “Sipioni”

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

Accession number: 1973.D1.38.39

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

Bibliography: Focillon 60; Hind (1922), p. 75; Wilton-Ely 122.

Work Type: print

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