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View of the remains of the two rows of columns in the Temple of Neptune which [originally] formed the colonnades along the sides of the cella, and supported the uppermost part of the roof..., 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 16

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 9/16 in. (50 x 67.5 cm)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, transferred from the Library
Accession Number: 41.71.1.15(17)

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