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Classical Ruins

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Works of Art (20)

The Ballet from Robert le Diable, 1871, Edgar Degas (French), Oil on canvas (29.100.552)
Collector's Cabinet, ca. 1570–90, South German or Tyrolean, Pine, walnet, ash, various fruitwoods, maple, ebony, partly stained (marquetry veneer); gilt bronze (25.135.112)
Colosseum, mid-16th century, Italian school, Published by Antonio Lafréri (French), From the Metropolitan Museum's copy of the Speculum Romanae magnificentiae (Mirror of Rome's Magnificence), Engraving (41.72[1.59])
Composite Capital, Master G. A. with the Caltrop (Italian), From the Metropolitan Museum's copy of the Speculum Romanae magnificentiae (Mirror of Rome's Magnificence), Engraving (41.72[2.24])
Diana and Her Nymphs: From a set of Mythological Scenes, 1644, Laurent de La Hyre; Probably woven in the workshop of Hippolyte de Comans in the Faubourg Saint-Marcel, Paris, before 1662, French (Paris) Wool, silk, and silver-gilt thread (20.44.3)
Doorway, carved in the 1000s, assembled in 1100s or 1200s, Central Italian; Sangemini, from the abbey church of San Nicolò, Marble (47.100.45)
Evening: Landscape with an Aqueduct, 1818, Théodore Gericault (French), Oil on canvas (1989.183)
Landscape with Wine Harvest, ca. 1628–30, Pietro da Cortona (Pietro Berrettini) (Italian), Brush and gray wash, touches of pen and brown ink, over traces of black chalk, illusionistic frame in yellow and brown wash (2003.101)
The Octagonal Room in the Small Baths at the Villa of Hadrian (Tivoli): Study for Vedute di Roma, Dieta o sia luogo che da ingressoa diversi grandiosi Cubicoli, e ad altre magnifiche Stanze, esistente nella Villa Adriana, ca. 1777, Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian), Red chalk over black chalk or charcoal with partly ruled construction; sheet glued onto secondary paper support (1994.20)
The Preaching of Saint John the Baptist, 1634, Bartholomeus Breenbergh (Dutch), Oil on wood (1991.305)
Self-Study Book of Drawing, Painting, and Embroidery for Ladies, 1798, Designed by Johann Friedrich Netto, Published by Voss und Compagnie, Leipzig, Etching, silk and metal thread embroidery on silk, on one page (32.121.3)
The Skeletons: From the Grotteschi, ca. 1748, Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian), Etching with engraving, drypoint, and burnishing, second state (
Tivoli, 1870, Sanford Robinson Gifford (American), Oil on canvas (12.205.1)
Toile de Jouy: Les monuments d'Égypte, ca. 1808, Manufacture de Jouy (French); Designer: Jean-Baptiste Huet I (French), after a drawing by Louis François Cassas (French), Roller-printed cotton (X.404)
Two Leaves from a Book of Hours, Representing the Annunciation, 1465, Master of Charles of France, French (Bourges), Tempera and gold leaf on vellum (58.71a,b)
Various Roman Ionic capitals compared with Greek examples, from Julien-David Le Roy's Les ruines des plus beaux monuments de la Grèce (1758): Plate 20 of Della magnificenza ed architettura de' romani, 1761, Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian), Engraving (
Veduta del Mausoleo d'Elio Adraiano, ora chiamato Castello S. Angelo (View of the Mausoleum of Hadrian, now called the Castel S. Angelo): From Vedute di Roma (Views of Rome), ca. 1756, Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian), Etching, undescribed first state with address of Bouchard (55.567.6)
Veduta dell'Anfiteatro Flavio detto il Colosseo (View of the Flavian Amphitheater known as the Colosseum): From Vedute di Roma (Views of Rome), 1776, Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian), Etching, first state (59.570.426)
A View near Tivoli (Morning), 1832, Thomas Cole (American), Oil on canvas (03.27)
View of Rome, Seen from the Janiculum Hill, Anton van den Wyngaerde (Flemish), Pen and brown ink, brown wash (52.124.1)