Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of the Capitoline Hill with the Steps to the Church of S. Maria in Aracoeli (Veduta del Romano Campidoglio con Scalinata che va’ alla Chiesa d’Araceli),

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

Third of six states

Dimensions (Plate): 406 x 551 mm (16 x 21.7 in.)

Edition: First Paris edition of 1800–1807, issued by Francesco and Pietro Piranesi; loose sheet, not bound in volume

Accession number: 1973.D1.85

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 75; Focillon 807; Hind 38; Wilton-Ely 147.

Work Type: print

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