Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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The Campogoglio, Seen from the Side (Veduta del Campidoglio di Fianco),

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 six states

Dimensions (Plate): 407 x 682 mm (16 x 26.9 in.)

Signed in plate, lower right: “Piranesi”

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.86

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 77; Focillon 747; Hind 39; Wilton-Ely 189 and p. 232 with remark: “From the side of the ‘cordonata’ or central steps.”

Work Type: print

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