Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Ruins of One of the Soldiers’ Barracks at Hadrian’s Villa, Tivoli (Rovina de uno degli alloggiamenti de’ Soldati presso ad una delle eminenti fabbriche di Adriano nella sua Villa in Tivoli),

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): 451 x 654 mm (17.8 x 25.7 in.)

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

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.160

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 132; Focillon 832; Hind 113; Wilton-Ely 246 and p. 289 with remark: “The so-called Pretorio, now thought to have been a warehouse or storage room.”

Work Type: print

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