Ruins of Entrance Door of Villa of Domitian on Road to Frascati, 18th century

  • Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720-1778

Etching

Gift of Lillian Henkel Haass

29.346

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Exterior
  • Architecture
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Ruins
  • Etching
  • Italy
  • Rome

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, lower left: Cavalier Piranesi F.

Inscribed, on plate, lower left: [illegible]

Provenance

Lillian Henkel Haass; 1929-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Perlove, Shelley and Jacqueline Lawson. Piranesi's Views of Rome. Dearborn, 1986, p. 53 (ill.).

Rights Status

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Ruins of Entrance Door of Villa of Domitian on Road to Frascati, 18th century, etching. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Lillian Henkel Haass, 29.346.