Tempio di Venere appresso il Circo Apollinare negl'Orti di Salussio vicino all'antica Porta Salara (Temple of Venus next to the Circus of Apollonius in the Gardens of Sallust near the Ancient Porta Salaria), 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 3/16 × 7 1/8 in. (13.2 × 18.1 cm)

Sheet: 20 3/4 × 29 7/16 in. (52.7 × 74.8 cm)

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

PR.977.24.54D

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed in plate, lower right: Piranesi inc. Inscribed in plate, lower left to lower right: Tempio di Venere appresso il Circo Apollinare negl'Orti di Salussio vicino all'antica / Porta Salara Watermark: [fleur-de-lis in circle; similar to Hind 1]

Published References

L. Nichols, Piranesi at Dartmouth: Etchings by Giovanni Battista Piranesi in the Dartmouth College Collections, Hanover, NH: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1976, p. 40-1, no. 33d.

Catalogue Raisonne

Focillon, 89

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