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Page II (Latin text): Ornamental capital "D" with She-Wolf of Rome [Sculpture in Palazzo dei Conservatori], from Della Magnificenza e d'Architettura de'Romani (On the Grandeur and the Architecture of the Romans by Gio. Battista Piranesi, Fellow of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of London)

Series/Portfolio:
Della Magnificenza e d'Architettura de'Romani
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Date:
1761
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
sheet: 21 5/8 x 15 3/4 in. (55 x 40 cm) plate: 3 1/8 x 3 15/16 in. (8 x 10 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.7(5)
Not on view
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