Arco di Settimo Severo, e Caracalla nel Foro Boario appresso S. Giorgio in Velabro (Arch of Septimius Severus and Caracalla in the Forum Boarium near San Giorgio in Velabro), from Le Magnificenze di Roma: Raccolte di varie dedute di Roma (The Magnificence of Rome: Collection of Various Views of Rome)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720 - 1778


published 1752

Etching on heavy laid paper

Plate: 4 15/16 × 7 3/8 in. (12.5 × 18.7 cm)

Sheet: 20 13/16 × 29 1/2 in. (52.8 × 75 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 left: Piranesi F. Inscribed in plate, lower left to lower right: Arco di Settimo Severo,e Caracalla nel Foro Boario appresso S. Giorgio in Velabro Watermark: [fleur-de-lis in 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. 42, no. 35c.

Catalogue Raisonne

Focillon, 102

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