Antique Ruins on the Via Appia, Rome

Jean-Claude Richard, Abbe de Saint-Non, French, 1727 - 1791
after Jean Baptiste Le Prince, French, 1734 - 1781



Etching on laid paper

Sheet: 10 11/16 × 9 1/4 in. (27.1 × 23.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Robert Dance, Class of 1977



Place Made: France, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Le Prince del.; lower right: St. Non Sc. 1756; lower right edge: PARTE DELL'ANTICA / VIA APPIA.

Publication History

T. Barton Thurber and Adrian W.B. Randolph, Antiquity in Rome from the Renaissance to the Age of Enlightenment: Selections from Dartmouth's Collections, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2001, listed p.71.


James Bergquist, Boston [dealer]; sold to Robert Dance, New York, 1996; given to present collection, 1997.

Catalogue Raisonne

Le Blanc 21

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