Tempio di Giano (Temple of Janus), from Le Magnificenze di Roma: Antichità Romane de'tempi della Repubblica

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720 - 1778


published 1752

Etching on heavy laid paper

Plate: 5 1/8 × 10 3/8 in. (13 × 26.3 cm)

Sheet: 14 3/4 × 20 3/4 in. (37.4 × 52.7 cm)

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



Place Made: Italy, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed in plate, lower right [on stone slab]: PIRANESI FECIT Inscribed in plate, upper right: Tav. 11; lower right: TEMPIO DI / GIANO Watermark: [fleur-de-lis in circle, 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. 51-52, no. 52.

Catalogue Raisonne

Focillon, 52

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