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Maker(s):Piranesi, Giovanni Battista
Culture:Italian (1720-1778)
Title:Sette colonne con capitelli corinti spettanti al Tempio di Giutuma [Seven columns of the Temple of Juturna with Corinthian capitals], from the series Le Antichità Romane [Roman Antiquities]
Date Made:ca. 1756
Type:Print
Materials:Etching on ivory paper
Place Made:Europe
Measurements:Sheet: 8 7/16 in x 11 in; 21.4 cm x 27.9 cm; Plate/Image: 5 1/4 in x 7 3/4 in; 13.3 cm x 19.7 cm
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTION: recto, upp. l. (etched in plate): Tav. XIII; INSCRIPTION: recto, upp. r. (etched in plate): Fig. I; INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. ctr. (etched in plate): Sette colonne con capitelli coring spettanti al Tempio di Guiturna, e in gran parte interrate / nel piano moderno di Roma. A Colonna appartenente all'antica fontana dell' acqua / Vergine. B Incavo nella medesima, ov' era un lubo ch'ejeculava l'acqua / Piranesi Archit. dis. inc.; INSCRIPTION: recto, upp. l. (graphite): 9b 2051; INSCRITION: recto, lwr. r. (graphite): DY
Accession Number:  MH 2013.30
Credit Line:Gift of Jane Gronau
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
A horizontal print showing seven corinthian columns among other architectural fragments, all set against the sky background; the colomn to the right has the letter "A" and "B"; inscriptions beneath the image but within the plate.

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

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