Tempio di Venere, e Cupido (Temple of Venus and Cupid), from Le Magnificenze di Roma: Raccolte di varie vedute di Roma (The Magnificence of Rome: Collection of Various Views of Rome)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720 - 1778

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published 1752

Etching on heavy laid paper

Plate: 5 3/8 × 7 5/16 in. (13.7 × 18.6 cm)

Sheet: 20 13/16 × 29 1/2 in. (52.9 × 75 cm)

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

PR.977.24.47B

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed in plate, lower left: Piranesi inc. Inscribed in plate, lower center: Tempio di Venere, e Cupido Watermark: [fleur-de-lis in circle, Hind 1]

Publication History

L. Nichols, Piranesi at Dartmouth: Etchings by Giovanni Battista Piranesi in the Dartmouth College Collections, Hanover, NH: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1976, p. 34, no. 26b

Catalogue Raisonne

Focillon, 82

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