Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Remains of a Covered Portico, or a Cryptoporticus, in a Villa of Domitian, Five Miles outside Rome on the Frascati Road (Avanzi d’un portico coperto, o criptoportico in una villa di Domiziano cinque miglia lontan da Roma su la via di Frascati),

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 610 mm (16.7 x 24 in.)

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

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.126

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 66; Focillon 781; Hind 79; Wilton-Ely 212.

Work Type: print

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