Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of the Large Trevi Fountain Formerly Called the Acqua Vergine (Veduta della vasta Fontana di Trevi anticamente detta l’Acqua Vergine),

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

Print impression quality: Fair

Dimensions (Plate): 405 x 555 mm (15.9 x 21.9 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 512 x 730 mm (20.2 x 28.7 in.)

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

Watermark: Hind #7

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.38.66

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 33; Focillon 797; Hind 19; Wilton-Ely 145.

Work Type: print

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