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View of the Remains of the Forum of Nerva, called the Colonnacce, from Le Antichità Romane (Roman Antiquities), tome 1, tavola 30, 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(58)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper right: Fig. II
At bottom center: Veduta di altri avanzi del predetto Foro di Nerva detti la Colonnacce. A Pareti e pilastrelli di peperini ch'erano / investiti di marmi. B Buchi ne'pilastrelli, ov' erano impiombati i perno che reggerano gli ornamenti di bronzo
At lower left: Piranesi Architetto dis. inc.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Hind 83; Focillon 20.A.202; Giesecke 116; Wilton-Ely I.387.337
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