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Veduta dell' Anfiteatro Flavio detto il Colosseo (View of the Flavian Amphitheater, called the Colosseum)
  • 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
  • Veduta dell' Anfiteatro Flavio detto il Colosseo (View of the Flavian Amphitheater, called the Colosseum), 1776
  • Vedute di Roma (Views of Rome)
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • etching
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 507 x 720 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 19 15/16 x 28 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 30 x 36 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0148
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The Colosseum viewed from above. Large cross in center with figures throughout - print is letter keyed "A-O" legend at bottom left and right.