The Pyramid of Gaius Cestius, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi
(Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Date: ca. 1756
Medium: Etching; first state of three (Hind)
Dimensions: Sheet: 20 11/16 x 27 9/16 in. (52.5 x 70 cm) Plate: 15 3/8 x 21 1/4 in. (39 x 54 cm)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: Gift of Edward W. Root, Elihu Root, Jr., and Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant III, 1937
Accession Number: 37.17.7

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