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View of some columns of the facade opposite the one shown in the preceding plate...[Basilica], from Différentes vues de quelques Restes de trois grands Edifices qui subsistent encore dans le milieu de l'ancienne Ville de Pesto autrement Posidinia qui est située dans la Lucanie (Different views of some of the remains of three great edifices that still exist at the center of the ancient city of Pesto, or Posidonia [Paestum], which is situated in Lucania), plate 3

Giovanni Battista Piranesi
(Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Artist: Francesco Piranesi (Italian, Rome 1758–1810 Paris)
Date: 1778
Medium: Etching
Dimensions: Sheet: 20 7/8 x 29 15/16 in. (53 x 76 cm) Plate: 19 11/16 x 26 3/4 in. (50 x 68 cm)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, transferred from the Library
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