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Plate 12: Flavian Amphitheater, called the Colosseum. 1. Arch of Constantine. 2. Palatine Hill. (Anfiteatro Flavio detto il Colosseo in Roma. 1. Arco di Costantino. 2. Monte Palatino.)

Series/Portfolio:
Antichità Romane de' Tempi della Repubblica, e de' primi Imperatori (Roman Antiquity of the Time of the Republic and the First Emperors)
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1748
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Plate: 5 1/4 × 10 13/16 in. (13.4 × 27.4 cm) Sheet: 13 1/8 × 18 7/8 in. (33.3 × 48 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1937
Accession Number:
37.45.3(79)
Not on view
Antichita Romana

Inscription: Lettered in plate: along bottom from left 'Piranesi fecit / Tav. 12 / Anfiteatro Flavio detto il Colosseo in Roma.'; numbered key lower right '1. Arco di Costantino./ 2. Monte Palatino.'

Numbered in plate: at right '1', '2'
Focillon 53; HInd 76.12; Wilton-Ely 157.115
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