Veduta del Sepolcro di Cajo Cestio (View of the Tomb of Caius Cestius), from Le Magnificenze di Roma: Vedute di Roma

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720 - 1778

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1755

Etching on heavy laid paper

Plate: 16 × 21 5/16 in. (40.7 × 54.2 cm)

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

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

PR.977.24.27

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in plate, lower right: Piranesi del. inc.; Inscribed, in plate, lower center: Veduta del Sepolcro di Cajo Cestio; Inscribed, in plate, lower left: 1. Porta S. Paolo / 2. Mura di Roma; 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,

St. Paul's School, Concord, New Hampshire, November 15-December 15, 1978.

Etchings by Piranesi, Center for the Arts, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania, October 15-November 11, 1978.

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. 48.

Catalogue Raisonne

Focillon 810; Hind 35 i/vi

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