Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of the Famous Vatican Basilica with Its Spacious Portico and Adjacent Piazza (Veduta dell’ insigne Basilica Vaticana coll’ampio Portico, e Piazza adjacente),

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): 478 x 710 mm (18.8 x 28 in.)

Signed in plate, lower left: “Piranesi delin. ed. inc.”

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.167

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 2; Focillon 720; Hind 120; Wilton-Ely 253.

Work Type: print

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