Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of the Flavian Amphitheater, Called the Colosseum (Veduta dell’Anfiteatro Flavio detto il Colosseo),

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: Fairly good

Dimensions (Plate): 503 x 713 mm (19.8 x 28.1 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 520 x 723 mm (20.5 x 28.5 in.)

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

Watermark: No watermark

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.173

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 98; Focillon 759; Hind 126; Wilton-Ely 259.

Work Type: print

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