Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of the Magnificent Substructure Built to Reinforce the Base of the Mountainside, and to Make the Appian Way More Convenient and Less Steep between the Valley and the Two Opposing Hills… (Veduta della magnifica Sostruzione fabbricata per regger la falda del Monte, e per render la via Appia piu commoda e meno declive tra la valle, e le due opposte colline…),

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

Etching

Dimensions (Plate): 430 x 670 mm (16.9 x 26.4 in.)

Signed in plate, lower left

Edition: This plate was added after the 1764 edition

Accession number: Retrospective TBD

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

Bibliography: Focillon 536bis; Petrucci (1953) 483; Wilton-Ely 670.

Work Type: print

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