Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Interior of the So-Called Temple of the God Canopus at Hadrian’s Villa, Tivoli (Interno del Tempio d. di Canopo nella Villa Adriana),

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 584 mm (17.8 x 23 in.)

Signed in plate on scroll, right: “Cav. Piranesi F.”

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.178

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 134; Focillon 845; Hind 131; Wilton-Ely 264.

Work Type: print

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