Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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The So-Called Temple of Janus. [Arch of Janus Quadrifons.] A. So-Called Arch of the Argentari [or Money-changers]… (Tempio detto volgarm. di Giano. A. Arco detto degl’Argentieri…),

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): 465 x 700 mm (18.3 x 27.6 in.)

Signed in plate, lower right: “Cavalier Piranesi del. e inc.”

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.143

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 92; Focillon 825; Hind 96; Wilton-Ely 229.

Work Type: print

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