The Temple of Neptune, Paestum

Giorgio Sommerabout 1855–1865

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

Ruins of a large rectangular temple building, lined with columns on all sides. The temple has a plain triangular pediment. A man is standing on the front steps of the temple, which is surrounded by a grassy field.


  • Title: The Temple of Neptune, Paestum
  • Creator: Giorgio Sommer
  • Date Created: about 1855–1865
  • Location Created: Salerno, Italy
  • Physical Dimensions: 16 × 21.6 cm (6 5/16 × 8 1/2 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.XM.885.1.35
  • Culture: Italian
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Giorgio Sommer (Italian, born Germany, 1834 - 1914)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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