Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of the Palace of the Illustrious Barberini Family on the Quirinal Hill, Designed by Cavaliere Bernini (Veduta sul Monte Quirinale del Palazzo dell’Eccellentissima Casa Barberini, Architettura del Cav. Bernino),

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): 406 x 622 mm (16 x 24.5 in.)

Signed in plate, lower left: “Piranesi fece.”

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.38.72

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 42; Focillon 740; Hind 25; Wilton-Ely 188.

Work Type: print

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