Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Interior View of the Ancient Temple of Bacchus, Now the Church of S. Urbano, Two Miles from Rome… (Veduta interna dell’ antico di Bacco in oggi Chiesa di S. Urbano due miglia distante da Roma fuori di porta S. Sebastiano…),

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): 425 x 606 mm (16.7 x 23.9 in.)

Signed in plate, lower right margin: “Cavalier Piranesi disg. ed incise.”

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.128

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 61; Focillon 752; Hind 81; Wilton-Ely 214 and p. 257 with remark: “Now considered to be the Temple of Ceres and Faustina-cf. no. 184.”

Work Type: print

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