Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Tomb of Caecilia Metella… (Sepolcro di Cecilia Metella…),

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): 459 x 642 mm (18.1 x 25.3 in.)

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

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.114

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 112; Focillon 772; Hind 67; Wilton-Ely 200.

Work Type: print

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