Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of the Heliocaminus, Used in the Winter as It Was Heated by the Sun Which Entered through the Windows [Hadrian’s Villa, Tivoli] (Vedute di un Eliocamino per abitarvi l’Inverno, il quale era rescaldato dal Sole, che s’introduceva per le Finestre),

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): 423 x 603 mm (16.7 x 23.7 in.)

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

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.180

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 130; Focillon 847; Hind 133; Wilton-Ely 266.

Work Type: print

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