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View of the Remains of the Dining Room of the Golden House of Nero, Commonly Called the Temple of Peace (Veduta degli avanzi del Tablino Casa Aurea di Nerono, detti volgarmente il Tempio della Pace)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi1757

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University
Middletown, United States

Details

  • Title: View of the Remains of the Dining Room of the Golden House of Nero, Commonly Called the Temple of Peace (Veduta degli avanzi del Tablino Casa Aurea di Nerono, detti volgarmente il Tempio della Pace)
  • Creator: Giovanni Battista Piranesi
  • Date Created: 1757
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed, lower right: “Piranesi Architetto fec.”
  • Set or Series Title: Views of Rome Drawn and Etched by Giambattista Piranesi, Venetian Architect (Vedute di Roma disegnate ed incise da Giambattista Piranesi Architetto Ve[nez]iano)
  • Print State: Fourth of six states
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), before 1953
  • Materials & Techniques: Etching on laid paper
  • Keywords: architecture, houses, Italy, Rome, temples
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 456 mm x 549 mm (17.95 in. x 21.61 in.).
  • Bibliography: 1792 cat. 86; Focillon 813; Hind 45; Wilton-Ely 161 and p. 204 with remark: “Initially entitled Vedute degli avanzi del Tempio della Pace. Actually the Basilica of Maxentius and Constantine”
  • Associated People: Created by Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778)
  • Accession Number: 1973.D1.92

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