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Tav II - Prospetto del Tempio dell'Onore e della Virtu fuori della Porta S. Sebastiano

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (original etching, made)
    Paris (volume bound, produced)

  • Date:

    1780 (made)
    1800-1807 (produced)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Piranesi, Francesco (engravers)
    Tessier, born 18 - died 19 (bookbinders)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    etching

  • Museum number:

    E.4227-1908

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case LL, shelf 6

Physical description

Front elevation of the Temple of Honour and Virtue, Rome.

Place of Origin

Italy (original etching, made)
Paris (volume bound, produced)

Date

1780 (made)
1800-1807 (produced)

Artist/maker

Piranesi, Francesco (engravers)
Tessier, born 18 - died 19 (bookbinders)

Materials and Techniques

etching

Dimensions

Height: 58.4 cm volume, Width: 42.5 cm volume

Object history note

Bound in volume 6 of the 27 volume 'first Paris edition' of the works of Giovanni Battista Piranesi, published by his sons Francesco and Pietro Piranesi 1800-1807.

Descriptive line

Print depicting the Temple of Honour and Virtue, etching by Francesco Piranesi, Italy, 1780, bound by Tessier, Paris, 1800-1807

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Departmental notes

Materials

Paper (fiber product)

Techniques

Etching

Subjects depicted

Classical archaeology; Temples

Categories

Prints; Architecture

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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