Le Temple de Vesta a Rome.
Volpato, Giovanni, 1735-1803, printmaker, publisher.
Publication details
[Rome] : [Giovanni Volpato], [between 1780 and 1789]
Physical details
1 print : hand-coloured etching, with watercolour and gouache ; sheet 36.4 x 46.4 cm, on mount 42.5 x 52.5 cm
View of the Temple of Hercules Victor, previously believed to be the Temple of Vesta, at left and the Temple of Portunus at right, with herdsmen and other figures in the foreground, a draughtsman at work beyond and market in the Forum Boarium in the background; on mount with wash lines, with title annotated in black ink at bottom left.
Rome (Italy)
Additional information
From a series of seven, possibly published as part of Vues de Rome et de ses environs (Rome, 1780). A further eight views by the same artists were transferred to the British Museum in 1952 (see BM 1952,0403.1 to 1952,0403.8).
Other persons
Ducros, Abraham-Louis-Rodolphe, 1748-1810, artist.
Maps K.Top.81.43.b.