About This Artwork

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778)
published by Francesco (Italian, 1758-1810) and Pietro Piranesi (Italian, born 1758/9)

View of the ancient structure built by Tarquinius Superbus called the Bel Lido, and like others, built by Marcus Agrippa in the time of Augustus when he cleaned all of the sewers leading to the Tiber, from Views of Rome, 1776, published 1800–07

Etching on heavy ivory laid paper
431 x 665 mm (image); 449 x 672 mm (plate); 532 x 749 mm (sheet)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1912.1520

Hind 125 I/III; Bettagno pl. 280; Ficacci 996; Focillon 841; Marini 125; Wilton-Ely 258




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