© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.312.78
People
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian (Mogliano Veneto, Italy 1720 - 1778 Rome, Italy)
Title
View of the Interior of the Flavian Amphitheater, called the Colosseum
Other Titles
Former Title: The Colosseum: Interior
Original Language Title: Veduta dell'interno dell' Anfiteatro Flavio detto il Colosseo
Series/Book Title: Vedute di Roma
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1766
Culture
Italian
Location
Level 3, Room 3610, University Teaching Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 45.7 × 69.4 cm (18 × 27 5/16 in.)
sheet: 54 × 78.5 cm (21 1/4 × 30 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower right, graphite: H. 78
  • inscription: lower left, in plate: Veduta dell' interno dell' Anfiteatro Flavio . detto il Colosseo
  • inscription: lower right, in plate: Cav.r Piranesi fece
Provenance
Thomas Palmer, Esq., Boston, gift; to Harvard University, 1772, transferred; to Harvard Art Museums, 2008
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
iii(?)/iv
Standard Reference Number
Hind 78; Wilton-Ely 211
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Permanent transfer from the Fine Arts Library, Harvard University, Gift of Thomas Palmer, Esq., of Boston, 1772
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.312.78
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Rome: Eternal City, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/20/2018 - 05/06/2018

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