Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The tomb of Caecilia Metella, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

Series/Portfolio:
Vedute di Roma
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1762
Medium:
Etching; first state of five (Hind)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 27 3/4 x 20 7/8 in. (70.5 x 53 cm) Plate: 24 7/16 x 17 5/16 in. (62 x 44 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1956
Accession Number:
56.581.6
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Sepolcro di Cecilia Metella ...
Vendor: Craddock and Barnard, London
Focillon 53.766; Giesecke passim; Hind 57.67 i/v; Wilton-Ely I.239.196 Robison Prologmena 180-85
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