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

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720 - 1778



Etching on heavy laid paper

Plate: 16 × 21 5/16 in. (40.7 × 54.1 cm)

Sheet: 20 13/16 × 27 3/16 in. (52.8 × 69 cm)

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



Place Made: Italy, Europe



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Not on view


Signed, in plate, lower right: Piranesi del. sc.; Inscribed, in plate, lower center: Veduta della Piazza della Rotonda; Inscribed, in plate, lower left: 1. Pantheon fabbricato da Marco Agrippa oggi S. Maria ad Martyres / 2. Fontana con Guglia Egiziaca architettura di Filippo Barigioni; Inscribed, in plate, lower right: 3. Pescaria / 4. Palazzo Crescenzi; Watermark: fleur-de-lis in circle [Hind 1]

Course History

WRIT 7.24, Past Imperfect, Cynthia Monroe, Spring 2019

WRIT 7.24, Past Imperfect, Cynthia Monroe, Spring 2019

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