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The Porta S. Lorenzo of the Aurelian Walls..., from Le Antichità Romane (Roman Antiquities), tome 1, tavola 10, figure 2

Series/Portfolio:
Le Antichità Romane, tome 1
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Publisher:
Angelo Rotili
Date:
published 1756–57
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
sheet: 21 1/4 x 15 3/8 in. (54 x 39 cm) plate: 5 1/8 x 7 11/16 in. (13 x 19.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.1(18)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper right: Fig II
At bottom center: A. Porta S. Lorenzo di Aureliano. B. Canale per uso della porta levatora a costume di que tempi. C. Mir: / ra, e torri di Bellisario. D. Acquedotto dell'Acqua Marcia. E. Porta intera. f. Facciata ella porta. A. in tutto / simile alla chusa G. Vvicina alla AMgg.re (re as superscript) / H. I. Merli della Porta. F. in forma più grande. K. Modinatura del: / la Cornice L. Acquedotto dell'Acqua Claudia. M. Porta interna alla Maggiore
At lower right: Piranesi Architetto. dis. inc.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Hind 83; Focillon 20.A.162; Giesecke 116; Wilton-Ely I.347.297
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