Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of the Remains of the Tomb of the Plautii on the Via Tiburtina, near the Ponte Lugano, Two Miles distant from Tivoli (Veduta degl’ avanzi del sepolcro della famiglia Plauzia sulla via Tiburtina vicino al ponte Lugano due miglia lontano da Tivoli),

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): 461 x 623 mm (18.1 x 24.5 in.)

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

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.130

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 116; Focillon 783; Hind 83; Wilton-Ely 216.

Work Type: print

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