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Maker(s):Lauro, Giacomo
Culture:Italian (1561-1645)
Title:Senate House of Hostilius, Plate 140 from the series Antiquae Urbis Splendor [The Wonders of Ancient Rome]
Date Made:1612-1641
Place Made:Europe; Italy
Measurements:Sheet: 11 in x 14 in; 27.9 cm x 35.6 cm; Image: 7 1/4 in x 9 1/2 in; 18.4 cm x 24.1 cm
Accession Number:  MH 2013.1.11
Credit Line:Gift from the collection of Louise Fitz Randolph
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Open space or road that is bound by a low wall and tapers dramatically from the full foreground to a narrow vaulted archway in the center of the composition. Different groups of people - curates, soldiers, men, and women - in the open area. Ruins of arches to the left alongside a building with an apse and a tower in the distance. On the right, an open space behind the low wall and another small building. Domed building in the distance to the right of the archway. Caption/key below.

ruins; domes; architecture; built environments

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