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The Plan of Pompeii with views of the Temple of Isis and the gate to the city

Artist:
Francesco Piranesi (Italian, Rome 1758–1810 Paris)
Date:
published 1785
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/8 x 31 1/2 in. (55 x 80 cm) Plate: 17 11/16 x 31 1/2 in. (45 x 80 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.22(7)
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: ALLA MAESTA DI GVSTAVO ADOLFO / RE DI SVEZIA / DE COTI E DE VANDALI &c. &c. &c. / EREDE DI DANIMARCA E NORVEGIA DVGA DI SLESVIG HOLSTEIN &c. &c. / AMATORE MVNIFICENTISSIMO DELLE BELLE ARTI . FRANCESCO PIRANESI VMILLA E CONSACRA
At left: Legend / Questa Pianta indica quanto fù discoperto sino all'anno 1780; e publicata l'anno 1785.
At right center: Veduta del Tempio d'Iside marcato all'N.o 5. / Veduta della Porta di detta Città marcata all N.o 30
At bottom center: Legend

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Le Blanc III.207.7
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