Veduta di Piazza di Spagna (View of the Piazza di Spagna), from Le Magnificenze di Roma: Vedute di Roma

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720 - 1778


published 1752

Etching on heavy laid paper

Plate: 15 15/16 × 23 11/16 in. (40.5 × 60.2 cm)

Sheet: 20 13/16 × 27 5/8 in. (52.9 × 70.1 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 Architeto fec.; Inscribed, in plate, lower center: Veduta di Piazza di Spagna; Inscribed, in plate, lower left: 1. Fontana detta la Barcaccia, Architettura del Cav. Bernino. 2. Scalinata, / che conduce sul Monte Pincio. 3. Chiesa col Monastero della SS. Trinita de'Monti / officiata dai Frati Minimi di S. Francesco di Paola della Nazione Franzese. 4. Strada / del Babuino, che va alla Porta del Popolo 5. Obelisco sulla Piazza del Popolo.; Watermark: fleur-de-lis in circle [Hind 1]

Catalogue Raisonne

Focillon 795; HInd 18 i/viii

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