Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of the Villa of His Eminence Cardinal Alessandro Albani, outside Pora Salaria (Veduta della Villa dell’Emo Sig. Card. Alesandro Albani fuori di Porta Salaria),

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): 446 x 697 mm (17.6 x 27.4 in.)

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

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.136

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 44; Focillon 853; Hind 89; Wilton-Ely 222.

Work Type: print

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