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View of the Rear Entrance of the Basilica of S. Maria Maggiore (Veduta della Facciata di dietro della Basilica di S. Maria Maggiore),

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): 403 x 619 mm (15.9 x 24.4 in.)

Signed, lower right margin: “Giov. Battista Piranesi Architetto dis. ed. inc.”

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: Retrospective TBD

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no.17; Focillon 727; Hind 10; Wilton-Ely 172.

Work Type: print

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