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Substructures of Clodius in his villa in the Alban Hills, now belonging to the Barberini, from Di due spelonche ornate dagli antichi alla Riva del Lago Albano, (concerning two caves embellished by the ancients on the bank of Lake Albano), tavola 9

Series/Portfolio:
Di due spelonche ornate dagli antichi alla Riva del Lago Albano
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 5/8 x 11 in. (19.4 x 28 cm) printed horizontally on the sheet
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.11(56)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper right: Tav. IX.
At lower right: Sustruzioni di Clodio nella sua Villa / sul monte Albano, o posseduta / dall' Eccma Casa Barberini / Piranesi F.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Focillon 501; Hind 85; Giesecke 118; Wilton-Ely II.690.634
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