Veduta di Campo Vaccino. Beautiful copper engraving of 1757. Measurement of the engraved part 41 cm x 55. Is the view of the Roman Forum taken from the Capitol to the Colosseum. Shows in the foreground the Arch of Septimius Severus, the Column of Foca, after the Arch of Titus and the Colosseum. Print is in very good condition, printed on laid paper with watermark lily in double circle. Sample in the third state of six III / VI (Hind 40). Engraved by Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Draftsman, printmaker and architect, born in Morano di Mestre on Oct. 4, 1720, died in Rome on November 9th 1778. Someone has dubbed the "Rembrandt of architecture." This artist has not only reproduced the ancient ruins of the Roman power, but was also one of the most authoritative archeologists of his time. It 'was a student of Scalfarotto, of Giuseppe and Domenico Valeriani, was also a student of Bibiena. And had worked as a teacher Giuseppe Vasi with whom he had a very confrontational, it seems that he wanted to kill him because of envy that the jars held him in, for example, he did not sufficiently taught the secrets of morsura.Si believed to have worked on painting with Tiepolo. His first work was "The Roman Antiquities" which was followed by numerous works. It has recorded about 2000 branches, almost all large. Despite a great reputation and a great reputation not enriched never for very low prices of his works. He was a member of the Order of Christ and of the Society of Antiques London.