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View of the upper storey of the Cages for Wild Animals built by the Emperor Domitian, associated with the Flavian Amphitheater and commonly called the Curia Hostilia, from Views of Rome

A work made of etching on heavy ivory laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching on heavy ivory laid paper.

Date:

1750/59

Artist:

Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Italian, 1720-1778

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Title

View of the upper storey of the Cages for Wild Animals built by the Emperor Domitian, associated with the Flavian Amphitheater and commonly called the Curia Hostilia, from Views of Rome

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1750–1759

Medium

Etching on heavy ivory laid paper

Dimensions

Image: 38.3 × 60.1 cm (15 1/8 × 23 11/16 in.); Plate: 40.5 × 60.8 cm (16 × 23 15/16 in.); Sheet: 46.1 × 67.4 cm (18 3/16 × 26 9/16 in.)

Credit Line

The Charles Deering Collection

Reference Number

1927.4782

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