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Frontispiece: Fantasy of Ruins with a Statue of Minerva in the Center Foreground.,
From Views of Rome Drawn and Etched by Giambattista Piranesi, Venetian Architect (Vedute di Roma disegnate ed incise da Giambattista Piranesi Architetto Ve[nez]iano)
Etching on laid paper
Fifth of seven states
Dimensions (Plate): 498 x 633 mm (19.6 x 24.9 in.)
Signed in plate, lower right margin: “Piranesi invento, incise in Roma”
Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807, issued by Francesco and Pietro Piranesi
Accession number: 1973.D1.38.49
Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), before 1953
Bibliography: Focillon 786; Hind 2; Wilton-Ely 135.
Work Type: print
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