Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of the Remains of the Dining Room of the Golden House of Nero Commonly Called the Temple of Peace (Veduta degli avanzi del Tablino della Casa aurea di Nerone detti volgarmente il Tempio della Pace),

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

Print impression quality: Fair

Dimensions (Plate): 494 x 717 mm (19.4 x 28.2 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 518 x 729 mm (20.4 x 28.7 in.)

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

Watermark: Hind #7

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.161

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 87; Focillon 751; Hind 114; Wilton-Ely 247 and p. 290 with remark: “The Basilica of Maxentius and Constantine.”

Work Type: print

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