Second Title Page (Antichita Romane Fuori di Roma), 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 × 10 3/8 in. (12.7 × 26.3 cm)

Sheet: 14 11/16 × 20 13/16 in. (37.3 × 52.8 cm)

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

PR.977.24.79

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, upper center to lower center: ANTICHI[T]A ROM[A]NE / FVORI DI ROMA / DISEGNATE ED INCISE / DA GIAMBATTA PIRANESI / ARCHITETTO VENEZIANO / PARTE SECONDA; lower left to lower right: Roma si vende dall'Auttore dirempetto l'Academia di Franzia Watermark: closest to Colnaghi 4.

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. 58.

Catalogue Raisonne

Focillon, 57

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