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Front view of the Temple of Honor, and of Virtue outside of the Port of S. Sebastiano, from Raccolta de'Tempi Antichi, Prima Parte (Collection of Antique Temples, First Part), tavola 2

Series/Portfolio:
Raccolta de'Tempi Antichi, Prima Parte
Artist:
Francesco Piranesi (Italian, Rome 1758–1810 Paris)
Publisher:
Francesco Piranesi (Italian, Rome 1758–1810 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1750–80
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 7/8 x 29 3/4 in. (53 x 75.5 cm) Plate: 14 15/16 x 20 7/8 in. (38 x 53 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.6(18)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper right: Tav. II.
At bottom center: Prospetto del Tempio dell'Onore, e della Virtù fuori della Porta S. Sebastiano
At bottom center: A Gradi, che ascendevano al Tempio. B Porta. C Colonne di Marmo. D Architrave di Marmo, che sostiene la parte superiore / di opera Laterizia. E Avanzi de Muri dell'Abitazione dell'Edituo. F Ambito d'intorno al Tempio
At lower right: Franc. Piranesi delineò, ed incise

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
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