Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of the Piazza di Monte Cavallo (Veduta della Piazza di Monte Cavallo),

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): 480 x 719 mm (18.9 x 28.3 in.)

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

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.150

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 25; Focillon 732; Hind 103; Wilton-Ely 236 and p. 279 with remark: “Piazza del Quirinale with the Quirinale Palace at center.”

Work Type: print

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