Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Perspective View of the Large Fountain of the Acqua Virgine, Known as the Trevi Fountain, Designed by Nicola Salvi (Veduta in prospettiva della gran Fontana dell’Acqua Vergine detta di Trevi. Architettura di Nicola Salvi),

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): 479 x 716 mm (18.9 x 28.2 in.)

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

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.151

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 34; Focillon 734; Hind 104; Wilton-Ely 237.

Work Type: print

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