Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of the Basilica of San Sebastiano fuori delle mura [St. Sebastian outside the Walls] on the Appian Way (Veduta della Basilica di S. Sebastiano fuori delle mura di Roma, su la Via Appia),

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): 424 x 667 mm (16.7 x 26.3 in.)

Signed in plate: “Piranesi F.”

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.38.60

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 20; Focillon 731; Hind 13; Wilton-Ely 192.

Work Type: print

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