Veduta della Curia Ostilia (View of the Curia Ostilia) [The Temple of Claudius at the Church of SS. Giovanni e Paolo], from Le Magnificenze di Roma: Vedute di Roma

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720 - 1778

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published 1752

Etching on heavy laid paper

Plate: 15 15/16 x 23 7/8 in. (40.5 x 60.6 cm)

Sheet: 20 13/16 x 27 11/16 in. (52.9 x 70.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

PR.977.24.36

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed in plate, lower right: Piranesi Architetto fec. Inscribed in plate, lower center: Veduta della Curia Ostilia ; lower left: Altri vogliono che sia parte della Reggia di Tullo Ostilio terzo Re di Roma / Questa Fabrica pero per la sua magnifica so dezza dimostra essere state fatta; lower right: piuttosto al tempo de'Cesari che di alcun Re. Sopra di questi Archi di grossi / travertini e fabricato il Campanile e Convento de'Padri della missione de 'SS. Gio.e Paolo. Watermark: [fleur-de-lis in circle, Hind 1]

Exhibition History

Two Views of Italy: Master Prints by Canaletto and Piranesi, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 11-September 3, 1995, no.54.

Publication History

Richard Rand and John Varriano, Two Views of Italy: Master Prints by Canaletto and Piranesi, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1995, no. 54, fig. 29.

Catalogue Raisonne

Focillon 804; Hind 43 i/vi

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