Artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720-1778
  • Lapides Capitolini
  • Stones of the Capitol (translated title)
Date 1762
Medium etching printed in black ink
Dimensions Plate: 23 × 48 1/4 inches (58.4 × 122.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the BenGate Collection
Accession Number 2015.285
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, upper center: SENATVS-POPVLVSQVE-ROMANVS | MONVMENTA-MARMOREA-MAGISTRATVVM | TRIVMPHORVMQVE-AB-VRBE CONDITA-AD | [partially illegible]
Inscribed, below image: Lapides Capitolini | [paritally illegible]
BenGate Collection;
2015-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)