Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of the Ancient Structure Built by Tarquinius Superbus Called the Bel Lido, and Like Others, Built by Marcus Agrippa in the Time of Augustus When He Cleaned All of the Sewers Leading to the Tiber [The Cloaca Maxima] (Veduta delle antiche Sostruzioni fatte da Tarquinio Superbo dette il Bel Lido, e come altri erette da Marco Agrippa a tempi di Augusto, in occasione ch’Egli fece ripurgare tutte le Cloache fino al Tevere),

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 679 mm (17.8 x 26.7 in.)

Signed in plate, lower right margin: “Cav. Piranesi F.”

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.172

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 57; Focillon 841; Hind 125; Wilton-Ely 258.

Work Type: print

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