Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Interior View of the Basilica of St. Peter’s in the Vatican, near the Tribune (Veduta interna della Basilica di S. Pietro in Vaticano vicino alla Tribuna),

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 three states

Dimensions (Plate): 490 x 680 mm (19.3 x 26.8 in.)

Signed in plate in cartouche: “Caval. Piranesi F.”

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.149

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 6; Focillon 722; Hind 102; Wilton-Ely 235.

Work Type: print

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