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Remains of the [so-called] Temple of Ancient Hope, from Le Antichità Romane (Roman Antiquities), tome 1, tavola 18, figure 1

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(33)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper left: Tav. XVIII
At upper right: Fig. I
At bottom center: Avanzo del Tempio della Speranza Vecchia
At lower right: Piranesi Archit. dis. inc.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Hind 83; Focillon 20.A.177; Giesecke 116; Wilton-Ely I.362.312
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