Colosseo (Colosseum), from Le Magnificenze di Roma: Raccolte di varie vedute di Roma (The Magnificence of Rome: Collection of Various Views of Rome)
Unknown Italian, Italian
Etching on heavy laid paper
Plate: 5 1/4 × 7 3/16 in. (13.4 × 18.2 cm)
Sheet: 20 3/4 × 29 7/16 in. (52.7 × 74.8 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College
Place Made: Italy, Europe
Not on view
Inscribed in plate, lower center: Colosseo Watermark: [fleur-de-lis in a circle; similar to Hind 1]
L. Nichols, Piranesi at Dartmouth: Etchings by Giovanni Battista Piranesi in the Dartmouth College Collections, Hanover, NH: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1976, p. 40, no. 33c.
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