Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Arch of Septimius Severus through Which Passed the Ancient Sacred Way, Bringing Victors to the Capitol (Arco di Settimio Severo. Nel mezzo di questo passaza l’antica Via Sacra che portava i Trionf. in Campid),

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

Fourth of six states

Dimensions (Plate): 375 x 584 mm (14.8 x 23 in.)

Signed in plate, lower right: “Piranesi Architetto fec.”

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.101

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 84; Focillon 809; Hind 54; Wilton-Ely 165 and p. 208 with remark: “With the church of SS. Martina e Luca to the right.”

Work Type: print

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