Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of Piazza Navona above the Ruins of the Circus of Domitian (Veduta di Piazza Navona sopra le rovine del Circo Agonale),

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 six states

Dimensions (Plate): 410 x 551 mm (16.1 x 21.7 in.)

Signed in plate, lower right margin: “Piranesi del. SC”

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.38.63

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 28; Focillon 806; Hind 16; Wilton-Ely 143 and p. 186 with remark: “With S. Agnese to the right.”

Work Type: print

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