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Maker(s):Piranesi, Giovanni Battista
Culture:Italian (1720-1778)
Title:Veduta degli Avanzi del Foro di Nerva [View of the Ruins of the Forum of Nerva] from the series Vedute di Roma [Views of Rome]
Date Made:1757 plate; 1777 or before, print
Type:Print
Materials:Etching, ink on laid paper
Place Made:Europe; Italy; Rome
Measurements:mat: 22 in x 28 in; 55.88 cm x 71.12 cm; sheet: 15 3/4 in x 24 in; 40.005 cm x 60.96 cm; image: 15 in x 23 7/8 in; 38.1 cm x 60.6425 cm
Narrative Inscription:  inscription: recto, lwr. ctr. (printed, within plate): VEDUTA DEGLI AVANZI DEL FORO DI NERVA ; inscription: recto, lwr. ctr. left of title (printed, within plate): PRESSO L’AUTORE A STRADA FELICE NEL PALAZZO TOMATI VICINO ALLA TRINITA DE’MONTI. A PAOLI DUE E MEZZO ; signature: recto, lwr. r. (printed, within plate): GIO. BATT. PIRANESI ARCHIT. F
Accession Number:  MH 1991.4.648.2
Credit Line:Bequest of Helene Brosseau Black (Class of 1931)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Partial view down a street to the right with a large builing on the left connected to a wall with a small round arch in it. Another large building with two columns is visible over the wall. Three figures beneath the arch and a group in lower right corner with horses. Same print as but different state than 1972.75.8.P.RII

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

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MH 1972.75.8.P.RII
Piranesi, Giovanni Battista
Veduta degli Avanzi del Foro di Nerva [View of the Ruins of the Forum of Nerva] from the series Vedute di Roma [Views of Rome]
1757 plate; 1871 or after, print
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