Art/ Collection/ Art Object

View of the octagonal Temple of Minerva Medica, from Vedute di Roma (Roman Views), part II

Series/Portfolio:
Vedute di Roma
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1750–78
Medium:
Etching; second state of four (Hind)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/16 x 28 15/16 in. (51 x 73.5 cm) Plate: 18 5/16 x 27 7/8 in. (46.5 x 70.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.17(63)
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Veduta del Tempio ottangolare di Minerva Medica / A. Egli era interiormente ornato di marmi, B e di musaici bianchi, ed esteriormente / coperto di stucco C.Rovine d' altro edifizio congiunto posteriormente col Tempio.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Focillon 778; Wilton-Ely I.250.207; Hind 59.74 ii/iv
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