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Arch of Galienus. 1. Facade of the Church of S. Vito (Arco di Galieno. 1. Facciata della Chiesa di S. Vito)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi1748

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

  • Title: Arch of Galienus. 1. Facade of the Church of S. Vito (Arco di Galieno. 1. Facciata della Chiesa di S. Vito)
  • Creator: Giovanni Battista Piranesi
  • Date Created: 1748
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in plate, lower right: “Piranesi fecit”; inscribed in plate, upper right: “31”
  • Set or Series Title: Some Views of Triumphal Arches and Other Monuments Erected by the Romans… (Alcune Vedute di Archi Trionfali…)
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), before 1953
  • Materials & Techniques: Etching on laid paper
  • Keywords: architecture, churches, Italy, religions, religious buildings, Rome
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807; loose sheet, not bound in volume
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 137 mm x 273 mm (5.39 in. x 10.75 in.).
  • Bibliography: Focillon 71; Hind (1922) p. 75; Wilton-Ely 133
  • Associated People: Created by Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778)
  • Accession Number: 1973.D1.38.45

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