Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of the Arch of Titus, Which Was Erected for This Emperor, after His Death, Commemorating the Destruction of Jerusalem (Veduta dell’Arco di Tito. Esso fu eretto a questo Imperadore dopo la di lui morte in memoria della distruzione di Gerosolima),

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): 479 x 712 mm (18.9 x 28 in.)

Signed in plate, lower left: “Cavalier Piranesi del. e inc.”

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.102

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 90; Focillon 756; Hind 55; Wilton-Ely 185.

Work Type: print

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