Trivium Art HistoryGiovanni Battista Piranesi

Appian Way

Appian Way, 1756 — Giovanni Battista Piranesi
52 cm38.7 cm

Appian Way is a Neoclassical, Etching Printmaking created by Giovanni Battista Piranesi in 1756. It lives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The image is tagged Road, and Antiquities. Source

Detail view of the Via Appia, the ancient Roman Road that runs south out of the city center.  This ancient road still exist today and is a tesitment to the road builing prowess of the ancinet Romans. 

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