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Rossini
Veduta Generale del Tempio di Venere, e Roma
Rome, 1821. Excellent. Notes: Thi was the largest pagan temple in Rome and the las to be close in 391. It was a double temple, having two apses back to back, one didcated to the diety Rome and the other to Venus.Luigi Rossini was a master engraver who produced over one thousand plates of buildings, ruins, gardens and monuments. His career coincided with a period of great archeological activity. His etchings of Rome followed Piranesi's example, and reported the latest excavations to an avidly interested European audience. In turn, as they were carried home by Northern Europeans on the Grand Tour, the etchings fuelled worldwide interest in classical architecture., Image Size : 360x527 (mm), 14.125x20.75 (Inches), Platemark Size : 370x540 (mm), 14.5x21.25 (Inches), Paper Size : 518x740 (mm), 20.375x29.125 (Inches), Coloring: Black & White, Medium: Copper Engraving, Categories: ; Artists Rossini; Architectural Others; Architectural Others
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