Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

Campus Martius Antiquae Urbis [The District of the Campus Martius (literally the “Field of Mars,” a public area in ancient Rome) in the Ancient City]
  • Giovanni Battista Piranesi
    1720–1778
    born: Mogliano Veneto, Republic of Venice (present-day Italy) ; died: Rome, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; active: present-day Italy
  • Campus Martius Antiquae Urbis [The District of the Campus Martius (literally the “Field of Mars,” a public area in ancient Rome) in the Ancient City], 1762
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • etching, engraving
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Gift from the John J. Talleur and Ann Talleur Collection
  • Not on display
  • 1991.0216
Description
Literature
Exhibitions

Book typeset with 50 etchings on laid paper.