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Maker(s):Lauro, Giacomo
Culture:Italian (1561-1645)
Title:Vestigia Thermarum Diocleti [Ruins of the Baths of Diocletian], Plate 134 from the series Antiquae Urbis Splendor [The Wonders of Ancient Rome]
Date Made:1612-1641
Type:Print
Materials:Engraving
Place Made:Europe; Italy; Rome
Measurements:Mat: 14 in x 18 in; 35.6 cm x 45.7 cm; Sheet: 7 1/4 in x 9 9/16 in; 18.4 cm x 24.3 cm; Image: 7 1/8 in x 9 1/2 in; 18.1 cm x 24.1 cm
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTION: recto, upp. ctr. (printed, etched in plate): VESTIGIA • THERMARVM • DICLETI / ANI • HODIE • TEMPLVM • S • MARIÆ • ANGELOR; PLATE NUMBER: recto, upp. r. (printed, etched in plate): 134; INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr, r. (printed, etched in plate): (seven lines of text to be added)
Accession Number:  MH 2013.1.6
Credit Line:Gift from the collection of Louise Fitz Randolph
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Ruins of vaults and arches forming a screen in the background. In the middleground, two people playing a game with mallets and a ball and a groups of travelers and a carriage. Manicured gardens behind a low wall, framed by two domed buildings. Caption/key below.

Tags:
ruins; baths; carriages; games

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