Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of the Ruins of Two Triclinia [dining rooms] Which Belonged to the Golden House of Nero… (Veduta degli avanzi di due Triclini che appartenevano alla Casa aurea di Nerone…),

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 six states

Dimensions (Plate): 415 x 557 mm (16.3 x 21.9 in.)

Signed in plate, lower right: “G.B. Piranesi Archit. incise”

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807; loose sheet, not bound in volume

Accession number: 1973.D1.97

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 88; Focillon 812; Hind 50; Wilton-Ely 149 and p. 192 with remark: “Actually the Temple of Venus and Rome.”

Work Type: print

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