Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Remains of an ancient tomb, called La Conocchia, which is located just outside the Porta di Capua on the road to Naples, from Vedute di Roma (Views of Rome), part II

Series/Portfolio:
Vedute di Roma
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1750–78
Medium:
Etching; first state of three (Hind)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/16 x 28 15/16 in. (51 x 73.5 cm) Plate: 28 7/16 x 19 1/8 in. (72.2 x 48.5 cm) printed horizontally
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.17(8)
Not on view
Inscription: At lower right: Avanzi di un antico Sepolcro, oggi detto la Conocchia, che si ve / de poco lungi dalla Porta di Capua per andar a Napoli. / Questo Sepolcro non si sà a qual famiglia abbia / potuto appartenere, stante che gli è stata le- / vata la sua antica Iscrizioni. Cav. Piranesi F.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Focillon 843; Wilton-Ely I.306.263; Hind 72.130 i/iii
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