Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of the Arch of Beneventum in the Kingdom of Naples (Veduta dell’ Arco di Benevento nel Regno di Napoli),

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

Dimensions (Plate): 477 x 712 mm (18.8 x 28 in.)

Signed in plate, lower left margin: “C. Piranesi fece.”

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.182

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

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 94; Focillon 823; Hind 135; Wilton-Ely 268.

Work Type: print

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