Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of the Pyramidal Tomb of Cestius (Veduta del Sepolcro di Cajo Cestio),

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

Fourth of four states

Dimensions (Plate): 407 x 540 mm (16 x 21.3 in.)

Signed in plate, lower right: “Piranesi de. inc.”

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.38.82

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

Bibliography: Focillon 810; Hind 35; Wilton-Ely 146 and p. 189 with remark: “With Porta S. Paolo to left.”

Work Type: print

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