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View of the Arch of Titus, Which Was Erected for This Emperor, after His Death, Commemorating the Destruction of Jerusalem (Veduta dell’Arco di Tito. Esso fu eretto a questo Imperadore dopo la di lui morte in memoria della distruzione di Gerosolima)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi1769

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University
Middletown, United States

  • Title: View of the Arch of Titus, Which Was Erected for This Emperor, after His Death, Commemorating the Destruction of Jerusalem (Veduta dell’Arco di Tito. Esso fu eretto a questo Imperadore dopo la di lui morte in memoria della distruzione di Gerosolima)
  • Creator: Giovanni Battista Piranesi
  • Date Created: 1769
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in plate, lower left: “Cavalier Piranesi del. e 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: Third of five 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, Asia, Israel, Italy, Jerusalem, Palestine (historical region), 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: 479 mm x 712 mm (18.86 in. x 28.03 in.).
  • Bibliography: 1792 cat. 90; Focillon 756; Hind 55; Wilton-Ely 185
  • Associated People: Created by Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778)
  • Accession Number: 1973.D1.102

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