Trivium Art HistoryGiovanni Battista Piranesi

The Pyramid of Caius Cestius

The Pyramid of Caius Cestius, 1755 — Giovanni Battista Piranesi

The Pyramid of Caius Cestius is a Neoclassical, Etching, Paper Printmaking created by Giovanni Battista Piranesi in 1755. It lives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The image is tagged Pyramid, and Printmaking.

You can still visit Cestius's pyramid in Rome today on Vedute di Roma.  The metro stop is called Piramide. 

Pyramid of Cestius
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