Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of Piazza Navona above the Ruins of the Circus Agonalis [Circus of Domitian] (Veduta di Piazza Navona sopra le rovine del Circo Agonale),

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): 474 x 711 mm (18.7 x 28 in.)

Signed in plate on scroll: “Cav. Piranesi F.”

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.155

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 29; Focillon 733; Hind 108; Wilton-Ely 241 and p. 284 with remark: “With S. Agnese to the left. Cf. no. 143.”

Work Type: print

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