Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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record 15 of 17

Part of the Ancient Appian Way about Three Miles outside Porta S. Sebastiano (Parte dell’antica Via Appia fuori di Porta S. Sebastiano circa tre miglia),

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

Etching on laid paper

Dimensions (Plate): 138 x 273 mm (5.4 x 10.7 in.)

Signed in plate, lower left: “Piranesi fecit”; inscribed in plate, upper left: “30”

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

Accession number: 1973.D1.38.40

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

Bibliography: Focillon 61; Hind (1922), p. 75; Wilton-Ely 123.

Work Type: print

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