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View of the Arch of Constantine (Veduta dell’Arco di Costantino)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi1771

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University
Middletown, United States

  • Title: View of the Arch of Constantine (Veduta dell’Arco di Costantino)
  • Creator: Giovanni Battista Piranesi
  • Date Created: 1771
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in plate, lower left margin: “Cavaliere Piranesi del. ed inc.”
  • Set or Series Title: Views of Rome Drawn and Etched by Giambattista Piranesi, Venetian Architect (Vedute di Roma disegnate ed incise da Giambattista Piranesi Architetto Ve[nez]iano)
  • Print State: First of three states
  • 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, Italy, 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
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 470 mm x 705 mm (18.5 in. x 27.76 in.).
  • Bibliography: 1792 cat. 93; Focillon 757; Hind 97; Wilton-Ely 230
  • Associated People: Created by Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778)
  • Accession Number: 1973.D1.144

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