Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Ruins of an Ancient Tomb in the Form of a Septizonium [ornamental colonnaded building] on the Appian Way near the Villa of Pompey the Great, Now outside Albano to the West… (Rovine d’un antico Sepolcro fatto a modo di settizonio si la Via Appia appresso la villa di Pompeo Magno, or fuori d’Albano dalla parte occidentale…),

From Antichità d’Albano e di Castel Gandolfo Descritte ed incise da Giovambatista Piranesi

Etching

Dimensions (Plate): 395 x 560 mm (15.6 x 22 in.)

Signed in plate, lower right

Accession number: Retrospective TBD

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

Bibliography: Focillon 512; Petrucci (1953) 461; Wilton-Ely 645.

Work Type: print

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