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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.312.43
People
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian (Mogliano Veneto, Italy 1720 - 1778 Rome, Italy)
Title
Upper Floor of the Cages for Wild Animals built by Domitian, associated with the Flavian Amphitheatre and (commonly called the Curia Hostillia)
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Vedute di Roma
Former Title: Substructure of the Temple of Claudius at the Church of Saints John and Paul (formerly called the Curia Hostilia)
Original Language Title: Veduta del Piano Superiore del Serraglio delle Fiere Fabbricato da Domiziano a uso dell' Anfiteatro Flavio, e Volgarmente detto la curia Ostilia
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
18th century
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/237563
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
image: 38.4 × 60.6 cm (15 1/8 × 23 7/8 in.)
plate: 40.5 × 60.9 cm (15 15/16 × 24 in.)
sheet: 53.9 × 79.7 cm (21 1/4 × 31 3/8 in.)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
H. 43 iii/vi, F. 804, Sal. D30 v/viii
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
2008.312.43
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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