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Identification and Creation
Object Number
G3049
People
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian (Mogliano Veneto, Italy 1720 - 1778 Rome, Italy)
Title
View of the Flavian Amphitheater Called the Colosseum
Other Titles
Former Title: The Colosseum
Original Language Title: Veduta dell'Anfiteatro Flavio, detto il Colosseo
Series/Book Title: Vedute di Roma
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1757
Culture
Italian
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Etching
Provenance
Francis Calley Gray, bequest; to William Gray, his nephew, 1856, gift; to Harvard University, 1857
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
ii/v
Standard Reference Number
Hind 57; F. 758; Salamon D58; Wilton-Ely 191
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of William Gray from the collection of Francis Calley Gray
Object Number
G3049
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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