Rudera Viae Flaminiae (Ruin of the Via Flaminia)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720 - 1778


1762; print early 19th century

Etching on laid paper

late impression

Overall: 10 15/16 × 15 3/4 in. (27.8 × 40 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Maida and George Abrams



Place Made: Italy, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, lower left to right: 1. Rudera viae Flaminiae. 2. Soum viae ab imbribus praeruptum. 3. Silices, et: 4. glarea, quibus via antiquitus munibatur. 5. Iter novum.; lower left: Vide indicem ruinar num. 6.7; upper right: Tab. XXXVIII

Exhibition History

Piranesi at Dartmouth, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 4-August 22, 1976, no. 161.

Publication History

Larry W. Nichols, Piranesi at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH: 1976, p. 94, no. 161.


Maida Stocker Abrams (1938-2002) and George S. Abrams, Boston, Massachusetts; given to present collection, 1974.

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