Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of the Temple of the Sibyl at Tivoli (Veduta del tempio della Sibilla in Tivoli),

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): 419 x 635 mm (16.5 x 25 in.)

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

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.108

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 122; Focillon 764; Hind 61; Wilton-Ely 194 and p. 237 with remark: “With a small temple to the right. The main temple is now attributed to Vesta and the smaller one to the Sibyl.”

Work Type: print

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