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View of the Capitoline Hill with the Steps to the Church of S. Maria in Aracoeli (Veduta del Romano Campidoglio con Scalinata che va’ alla Chiesa d’Araceli)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi1756

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University
Middletown, United States

Details

  • Title: View of the Capitoline Hill with the Steps to the Church of S. Maria in Aracoeli (Veduta del Romano Campidoglio con Scalinata che va’ alla Chiesa d’Araceli)
  • Creator: Giovanni Battista Piranesi
  • Date Created: 1756
  • 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 six 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, 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 of 1800–1807, issued by Francesco and Pietro Piranesi; loose sheet, not bound in volume
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 406 mm x 551 mm (15.98 in. x 21.69 in.).
  • Bibliography: 1792 cat. 75; Focillon 807; Hind 38; Wilton-Ely 147
  • Associated People: Created by Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778)
  • Accession Number: 1973.D1.85

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