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Remains of a wall of stairs which rose from the Campus to the Quirinal hill, with the women's meeting place dedicated by Helagabalus, from Il Campo Marzio dell' Antica Roma, Opera di G.B. Piranesi socio della reale società degli antiquari di Londra (The Campus Martius of Ancient Rome, the Work of G.B. Piranesi, Fellow of the Royal Society of Antiquaries, London), plate 46 (a)

Series/Portfolio:
Il Campo Marzio dell' Antica Roma, Opera di G.B. Piranesi socio della reale società degli antiquari di Londra
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Date:
1762
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/8 x 15 3/4 in. (55 x 40 cm) Plate: 7 1/2 x 11 7/16 in. (19 x 29 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.10(50)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper left: Tab. XLVI.
At bottom center: A. Reliquiae parietum Scalarum quibus e Campo in Quirinalem Collem ad Senaculum mulierum, ab / He lagabalo dedicatum adscendebatur, B Marmora mirabilis magnitudinis, subtilissimis sculpturis perfecta, e ruderibus Senacu: / li ornata, inter quae, ex traditione Flaminii Vaccae, et columnae plurimae, quae vel dispersae vel consumptae sunt. / Vide indic. ruinar. num 93.
At lower right: Piranesi F.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Focillon 476; Giesecke 28, 118; Hind 85; Wilton Ely II.662.607
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