Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of the Tomb of Licinianus Piso on the Ancient Appian Way. Tomb of the Cornelii… (Veduta del Selpolcro di Pisone Liciniano su l’antica 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

First of three states

Dimensions (Plate): 410 x 610 mm (16.1 x 24 in.)

Signed in plate, lower left margin: “Piranesi F.”

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.119

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 113; Focillon 777; Hind 72; Wilton-Ely 205.

Work Type: print

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