Dramatic, large, black and white etching of Titus Arch, a 1st Century honorific monument still standing near the Roman Forum. It commemorates Titus Victories including the Siege of Jerusalem. A carved representation of a candelabra or Menorah can be clearly seen on the south panel, carried by the victors, as part of the spoils of war. Title below the image reads as follows:
Veduta dell' Arco di Tito Presso l'Autore a Strada Filici vicino alla Trinita de Monti. A paoli due e mezzo. Gio. Batta. Piranesi Architetto diseg. e incise
In very good used condition with minor toning as shown. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.
Measurements: Sheet: 27 1/16" by 19 5/16" (68.8 cm by 49 cm); Plate Mark: 22 7/16" by 14 7/8" (57 cm by 37.8 cm) approximately.