Veduta dell'Arco di Constantino, e dell'Anfiteatro Flavio detto il Colosseo (View of the Arch of Constantine and of the Flavian Amphitheatre called the Colosseum), from Le Magnificenze di Roma: Vedute di Roma

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720 - 1778

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published 1752

Etching on heavy laid paper

Plate: 16 1/16 × 21 1/2 in. (40.8 × 54.6 cm)

Sheet: 20 13/16 × 27 5/8 in. (52.8 × 70.2 cm)

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

PR.977.24.28

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in plate, lower right: Piranesi del. Scolp.; Inscribed, in plate, lower center: Veduta dell'Arco di Costantino,e dell'Anfiteatro Flavio detto il Colosseo; Inscribed, in plate, lower left: 1. Meta sudante / 2. Radice del Palatino; Inscribed, in plate, lower right: 3. Vestigie delle Terme di Tito / 4. Radice dell'Esquilino; Watermark: fleur-de-lis in circle [Hind 1]

Course History

REL 30.1, Sacred Cities: Rome, Christopher MacEvitt, Winter 2019

REL 30, Sacred Cities: Rome, Christopher MacEvitt, Spring 2013

REL 30, Sacred Cities: Rome, Christopher MacEvitt, Spring 2013

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.49.

Ancient Profiles: Sculpture, Prints, and Coins from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 1, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1-December 17, 1997.

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. 49.

Catalogue Raisonne

Focillon 805; Hind 56 i/vi

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