Le Temple de Vesta. / Ducros et Volpato fc.
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 51.8 cm, on mount 42 x 58.4 cm
View of the Temple of Hercules Victor, formerly believed to be the Temple of Vesta, in the Forum Boarium in Rome, from what is now called Piazza Bocca della Verita_, with women drawing water from the Fountain of the Tritons at left and a group of men collecting heavy sacks in the foreground, clothes hanging to dry across the street in the background; on mount with wash lines numbered '83' and artists' names 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.c.