Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of the Fountainhead of the Acqua Paola on Monte Aureo (Veduta del Castello dell’Acqua Paola sul Monte Aureo),

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 five states

Dimensions (Plate): 404 x 621 mm (15.9 x 24.4 in.)

Signed in plate, lower left of scroll: “G.B. Piranesi Architetto”

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.38.68

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 36; Focillon 736; Hind 21; Wilton-Ely 174.

Work Type: print

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