Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Vases, Candelabra, Grave Stones, Sarcophagi, Tripods, Lamps, and Ornaments Designed and Engraved by Giovanni Battista Piranesi,

From Vasi, Candelabri, Cippi, Sarcofagi, Tripodi, Lucerne, ed Ornamenti Antichi Disegn. ed Incisi dal Cav. Gio. Batta. Piranesi

Etching

Dimensions (Plate): 480 x 1390 mm (18.9 x 54.7 in.)

Unsigned

Accession number: Retrospective TBD

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

Bibliography: Focillon 601 (F. 601 and 618 consist of two plates each); Petrucci (1953) 505–506; Wilton-Ely 888 and p. 963 with remark: “Statue of a river god and vase to either side of the inscription, with frieze of griffons from the Temple of Antooninus and Faustina above.”

Work Type: print

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