Ponte Senatorio oggi detto Ponte Rotto (Senator's Bridge, today called Rotto Bridge), from Le Magnificenze di Roma: Antichità Romane de'tempi della Repubblica

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720 - 1778


published 1752

Etching on heavy laid paper

Plate: 4 13/16 × 10 1/8 in. (12.3 × 25.7 cm)

Sheet: 14 5/8 × 20 13/16 in. (37.2 × 52.8 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 S. Inscribed in plate, lower left: Isreal Silvestre del. ; lower center: Ponte Senatorio oggi detto Ponte rotto.; lower left: Tav. 14; lower right: 1. Tempio di Vesta. / 2. Tempio della Fortuna virile. / 3. Parte dell'antico Palatino.

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. 53, no. 56.

Catalogue Raisonne

Focillon, 55

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