Trivium Art HistoryGiovanni Battista Piranesi

Arch of Titus

Arch of Titus, 1748 — Giovanni Battista Piranesi
32.3 cm48.1 cm

Arch of Titus is a Neoclassical, Etching Printmaking created by Giovanni Battista Piranesi in 1748. It lives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The image is available via Institutional Open Content, and tagged Architecture. Source

The arc of Titus still stands today. If you are headed to Palatine Hill from the Coleseum you will walk right under it. The ruins of Castor and Polluck can be seen in the background. 

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