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View of the Fountainhead of the Acqua Felice..., 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 five (Hind)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/2 x 29 5/16 in. (52 x 74.5 cm) Plate: 15 15/16 x 26 9/16 in. (40.5 x 67.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.16(25)
Not on view
Inscription: At bottom center: Veduta del Castello dell'Acqua Felice / presso le Terme Diocleziane. 1. Chiesa di S. Maria della Vittoria
At lower right: Presso l'autore. A Paoli due e mezzo
At lower right: Piranesi F.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Focillon 735; Wilton-Ely I.230.187; Hind 44.20 ii/v
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