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Maker(s):Rossini, Luigi
Culture:Italian (1790-1857)
Title:Veduta dell'Arco di Settimio Severo
Date Made:1833
Materials:Steel faced etching on paper
Place Made:Europe; Italy; Rome
Measurements:Mat: 34 in x 26 in; 86.4 cm x 66 cm; Sheet: 30 1/2 in x 21 1/2 in; 77.5 cm x 54.6 cm; Plate: 21 1/8 in x 16 3/8 in; 53.7 cm x 41.6 cm; Image: 20 1/8 in x 16 in; 51.1 cm x 40.6 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1990.9.3
Credit Line:Transfer from the Mount Holyoke College Library
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

People gather in small groups in front of the Arch of Septimius Severus, a triple arch featuring lengthy Latin inscriptions. The arch, seeming to emerge from the earth (possibly in a state of excavation) is flanked by a free-standing Corinthian column to the left and a two-story columned building to the right. More contemporary buildings can be seen in the background.

architecture; buildings; ancient; columns; ruins; temples; people; international

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