Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of the Flavian Amphitheater, Called the Colosseum (Veduta dell’Anfiteatro Flavio, detto il Colosseo),

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

Second of four states

Dimensions (Plate): 447 x 703 mm (17.6 x 27.7 in.)

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

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.104

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 97; Focillon 758; Hind 57; Wilton-Ely 191.

Work Type: print

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