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Plan of Rome from Le Antichità Romane, by Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Etching on paper. At the top the word "ROMA" is shown. The etching is a drawing of pieces of a different stone map of Rome, with the Tiber river in the middle, and random other building plan scattered around.

Etching, c. 1756.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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