Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of the Octagonal Temple of Minerva Medica (Veduta del Tempio ottangolare di Minerva Medica),

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): 469 x 707 mm (18.5 x 27.8 in.)

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

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.121

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 74; Focillon 778; Hind 74; Wilton-Ely 207.

Work Type: print

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