Title
Le Temple de Vesta. / Ducros et Volpato fc.
Creator
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
Description
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.
Place
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.
Shelfmark
Maps K.Top.81.43.c.