Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of the Temple of Bacchus, Now the Church of S. Urbano, Two Miles Distant from Rome, Beyond the Porta S. Sebastiano (Veduta del Tempio di Bacco, inoggi Chiesa di S. Urbano, distante due miglia da Roma fuori della Porta di S. Sebastiano…),

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 five states

Signed in plate, lower right: “Gio. Batt. Piranesi Arch. F.”

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.95

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 60; Focillon 753; Hind 48; Wilton-Ely 184 and p. 227 with remark: “Now believed to have been the Temple of Ceres and Faustina.”

Work Type: print

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