Veduta dell' Arco di Constantino, e dell' Ansiteatro Flavio detto il Collosseo.
Engraving with large margins. Platemark: 405 x 540mm (16 x 21¼"). Framed. Unexamined out of frame.
A detailed view of the 'Arch of Constantine' and the 'Flavian Amphitheatre', known as the Colosseum. The Arch of Constantine, seen in the centre of the image, is a triumphal arch in Rome, situated between the Colosseum and the Palatine Hill. It was erected by the Roman Senate to commemorate Constantine I's victory over Maxentius at the Battle of Milvian Bridge on October 28, 312. The Colosseum, in the background, was the largest amphitheatre of the Roman Empire. Made by Italian printmaker and architect, Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720 - 1778).
Hind: 56, II. Roman Edition.
[Ref: 35759] £1,250.00