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Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778)
Sepalcro di Cecilia Metella, c. 1760
Ink on Paper
17 9/16 in. x 24 3/4 in. (44.61 cm x 62.87 cm)


Object Type: Print
Technique: Engraving
Credit Line: Scripps College, Claremont, CA
Accession Number: 0308


Alternate Title: Untitled

Commentary
A plaque to the lower left in the print reads: Sepalcro di Cecilia Metella ordetto Capo di bove, fuori della porta di S. Sebastiano su l'antica via Appia. A Construttura co'merli aggiuntavi ne tempi bassi. B. Rovine di altre fortificazioni de' medesimi tempi.

Medium
Black ink engraving on white paper.

Object Description
Eighteenth century black and white Baroque Italian engraving of Roman ruins.

Provenance
Unknown.

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