Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Tomb of Caecilia Metella Called Capo di Bove [Ox Head] (Sepolcro di Metela detto Capo di Bove),

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

Etching on laid paper

Dimensions (Plate): 137 x 271 mm (5.4 x 10.7 in.)

Signed in plate, center right: “Piranesi F.”; inscribed in plate, upper left: “Tav. 22.”

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

Accession number: 1973.D1.38.41

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

Bibliography: Focillon 62; Hind (1922) p. 75; Wilton-Ely 124

Work Type: print

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