[Temple of Vesta, Rome]

Gioacchino Altobelli1871

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

A round covered temple lined with columns and enclosed by a wrought-iron fence. There is a large fountain in front of the temple with a group of figures supporting a basin. A group of men are gathered beside the fountain. One is smoking a pipe and seated at the base of the fountain while the other men are standing around him.


  • Title: [Temple of Vesta, Rome]
  • Creator: Gioacchino Altobelli
  • Date Created: 1871
  • Location Created: Rome, Italy
  • Physical Dimensions: 26.6 × 38 cm (10 1/2 × 14 15/16 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XP.709.785
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Gioacchino Altobelli (Italian, 1814 - about 1879)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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