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Plan of the Temple of Honor, and of Virtue, now the Church of S. Urbano outside the Port of S. Sebastiano, from Raccolta de'Tempi Antichi, Prima Parte (Collection of Antique Temples, First Part), tavola 1

Series/Portfolio:
Raccolta de'Tempi Antichi, Prima Parte
Artist:
Francesco Piranesi (Italian, Rome 1758–1810 Paris)
Publisher:
Francesco Piranesi (Italian, Rome 1758–1810 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1750–80
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 7/8 x 29 15/16 in. (53 x 76 cm) Plate: 20 7/8 x 14 15/16 in. (53 x 38 cm) printed horizontally
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.6(17)
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: Pianta del Tempio dell'Onore, e della Virtù ora Chiesa di S. Urbano fuori la Porta S. Sebastiano
At bottom center: A Cella. B Pronao, o Portico. C Avanzo dell'abitazione dell' Edituo. D Ambito d'intorno al Tempio. / E Pianta coll'Area, e sue adiacenze. F Area innanzi al Tempio. G Muro di Sostruzione che investe / il Monte per porre in piano la suddetta Area. H Bollo di una Tegola del Tetto della Cella.
At lower right: Franc. Piranesi delin. e inci.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
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