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Title page (first edition), vignette: Fragment of a shield spearated from the Trophies of Octavian Augustus, now in the courtyard of the Mendicant Fathers at Torre de'Conti, from Trofei di Ottaviano Augusto innalzati per la vittoria ad Actium e conquista dell'Egitto con vari altri ornamenti antichi disegnati ed incisi da Cavalier Go. Batta. Piranesi (Trophies of Octavian Augustus erected to commemorate the victory at Actium and the conquest of Egypt with various other ornament drawn and etched by Cavalieri Gio. Batta. Piranesi)

Francesco Piranesi
(Italian, Rome 1758–1810 Paris)

Date: printed ca. 1780
Medium: Etching
Dimensions: Sheet: 21 5/8 x 15 3/4 in. (55 x 40 cm) Plate: 5 5/16 x 10 5/8 in. (13.5 x 27 cm)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, transferred from the Library
Accession Number: 41.71.1.8(83)

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