Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

DAC Collection Object Information

record 1 of 1

Remains of the Aqueduct of Nero Which Were to Be Destroyed on Account of Their Age but Remained Standing by the Order of Pope Clement XIV (Avanzi degl’Aquedotti Neroniani che si volevano distruggere per la loro vecchiezza, ma per ordine di N’ro. Sig. Papa Clemento XIV sono restati in piedi),

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): 495 x 713 mm (19.5 x 28.1 in.)

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

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.165

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 48; Focillon 850; Hind 118; Wilton-Ely 251.

Work Type: print

Keywords: Click a term to find other records with the same keyword.


http://dac-collection.wesleyan.edu/obj11036 is a persistent link to this page with no user-session information.

Featured Image Groups

Rembrandt
Image from Rembrandt holdings
All Rembrandt Holdings

Dürer
Image from Durer holdings
All Dürer with Images

Delacroix
Image from Faust
Faust

Goya
Image from Los Caprichos
Los Caprichos

Goltzius
Image from Metamorphoses
Metamorphoses