Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Veduta dell’ Anfiteatro Flavio, detto il Colosseo (View of the Colosseum, or Flavian Amphitheatre), 1765–78 impression, etching and engraving, from Vedute di Roma, 1748–78, Rare Books collection
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La Trobe Reading Room event: A traditional Chinese drum performance will be held in the La Trobe Reading Room on Thursday 4 September, from 6pm until 6.10pm. More information
Take a free guided tour of our exhibition Rome: Piranesi's vision and discover why these 18th-century artworks of classical and baroque Rome by Italian master-printmaker Giovanni Battista Piranesi are so unforgettable.