Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of the Remains of the Fountainhead of the Acqua Giulia… (Veduta dell’avanzo del Castello, che prendendo una porzione dell’Acqua Giulia…),

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): 404 x 614 mm (15.9 x 24.2 in.)

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

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.38.81

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 47; Focillon 822; Hind 34; Wilton-Ely 169 and p. 212 with remark: “Also incorporated in the Trofei de Ottaviano Augusto…, as the first plate after the frontispiece (270).”

Work Type: print

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