Le Temple de la Fortuna Virile. / Ducros et Volpato fc.
Volpato, Giovanni, 1735-1803, printmaker, publisher.
Publication details
[Rome] : [Giovanni Volpato], [between 1780 and 1790]
Physical details
1 print : hand-coloured etching, with watercolour and gouache ; sheet 36.1 x 52.6 cm, on mount 42.2 x 59.3 cm
View of the Temple of Portunus, formerly believed to be the Temple of Fortuna Virilis, in the Forum Boarium in Rome, with figures trading and carrying goods in the foreground and Temple of Hercules Victor in the background at right; on mount with wash lines numbered '101' and artists' names in black ink at bottom left.
Rome (Italy)
Additional information
From a series of seven prints, 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.d.