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Maker(s):Rossini, Luigi
Culture:Italian (1790-1857)
Title:Veduta dell'Arco di Pompeio Tampano
Date Made:1826
Type:Print
Materials:Steel faced etching on paper
Place Made:Europe; Italy; Rome
Measurements:Sheet: 30 1/2 in x 21 3/4 in; 77.5 cm x 55.2 cm; Plate: 13 1/2 in x 11 3/8 in; 34.3 cm x 28.9 cm; Image: 12 7/8 in x 10 13/16 in; 32.7 cm x 27.5 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1990.9.7
Credit Line:Transfer from the Mount Holyoke College Library
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
A mother, father, and baby are seen through the opening of a triumphal arch. A young woman stands to the right of the arch. The arch is decorated with Latin inscriptions and small niches. Small plants and vines grow at the top of hte arch. Three story buildings with three rows of windows frame the arch to the rear and to the right. In front of the buildings are evenly spaced small trees. Bright sunlight illuminates the upper portion of the arch.

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

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