Anfiteatro Flavio detto il Colosseo (Flavian Amphitheatre, called the Colosseum), from Le Magnificenze di Roma: Antichità Romane de'tempi della Repubblica

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720 - 1778

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published 1752

Etching on heavy laid paper

Plate: 5 1/8 × 10 3/4 in. (13 × 27.3 cm)

Sheet: 14 13/16 × 20 3/4 in. (37.6 × 52.7 cm)

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

PR.977.24.74

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed in plate, lower left: Piranesi fecit Inscribed in plate, lower center: Anfiteatro Flavio detto il Colosseo in Roma.; lower left: Tav. 12; lower right: 1. Arco di Costantino. / 2. Monte Palatino. Watermark: [fleur-de-lis in circle, 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. 52, no. 53.

Catalogue Raisonne

Focillon, 53

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