Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Ruins of the Xystus [a long open portico used for athletic exercises], the central hall of the Antonine Baths [The Baths of Caracalla], from Vedute di Roma (Views of Rome), part I

Series/Portfolio:
Vedute di Roma
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1750–78
Medium:
Etching; second state of four (Hind)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/2 x 29 5/16 in. (52 x 74.5 cm) Plate: 16 15/16 x 26 in. (43 x 66 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.16(60)
Not on view
Inscription: At lower right: Rivne del Sisto, o sia della gran sala / delle terme Antoniane / Cavalier Piranesi F.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Musem of Art stamp
Focillon 851; Wilton-Ely I.253.210; Hind 60.77 ii/iv
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