Veduta della Piazza di Monte Cavallo (View of the Square of Monte Cavallo), from Le Magnificenze di Roma: Vedute di Roma

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720 - 1778



Etching on heavy laid paper

Plate: 15 3/8 × 21 7/16 in. (39 × 54.5 cm)

Sheet: 20 13/16 × 27 1/2 in. (52.8 × 69.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College



Place Made: Italy, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in plate, lower right: Piranesi del. et sculp.; Inscribed, in plate, lower center: Veduta della Piazza di Monte Cavallo; Inscribed, in plate, lower left: 1. Palazzo Pontificio / 2. Palazzo della Famiglia Pontificia / 3. Statue Colossali rappresentanti Alessandro, che doma il Bucefalo; Inscribed, in plate, lower right: opere di Prasitelle, e Fidia Scultori Greci / 4. Quartiere de Soldati, e Scuderia Pontificia / 5. Palazzo Rospigliosi; Watermark: fleur-de-lis in circle [Hind 1]

Exhibition History

Two Views of Italy: Master Prints by Canaletto and Piranesi, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 11-September 3, 1995, no.41.

Publication History

Richard Rand and John Varriano, Two Views of Italy: Master Prints by Canaletto and Piranesi, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1995, no. 41, plate 16.

Catalogue Raisonne

Focillon 808; Hind 15 i/vi

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