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View in perspective of an inn and its works inside the city of Pompeii, from Antiquités de Pompeïa, tome premier, Antiquités de la Grande Grèce... (Antiquities of Pompeii, volume one, Antiquities of Great Greece...), volume 1, plate 12

Series/Portfolio:
Antiquités de Pompeïa, tome premier, Antiquités de la Grande Grèce, aujourd'hui Royaume de Naples, Gravées par Francois Piranesi, Membre de l'Académie de Stockolm, et Ancien Ministre de la Cour de Suède a celle de Rome d'après les Dessins Originaux et les Observations Locales du feu Célébre Architete, Peintre, Sculpteur, Greveur, Le Chev.er Jean-Baptise Piranesi; rédigées et expliqués par Antoine-Joseph Guattani
Artist:
Francesco Piranesi (Italian, Rome 1758–1810 Paris)
Artist:
After Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Date:
1804
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 7/8 x 31 9/16 in. (55.5 x 80.2 cm)
Plate: 16 3/4 x 22 7/16 in. (42.5 x 57 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.24(12)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper left: Vol. I.
At upper right: Pl. XII.
At lower left: Dessiné par J. B. Piranesi.
At lower right: Gravé par F. Piranesi L'an 12. (1804.
At bottom center: Vue en perspective d'une Auberge et de ses usines, dans la Ville de Pompeïa.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Focillon p. 68; Hind p. 90; Le Blanc III.207.12
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