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

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published 1752

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 College: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

PR.977.24.54C

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

20th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, lower center: Colosseo Watermark: [fleur-de-lis in a circle; similar to Hind 1]

Published References

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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