Title
Les Thermes de Tite. / Ducros et Volpato fc.
Creator
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 36.2 x 51.8 cm, on mount 42.2 x 58.6 cm
Description
A herdsman talks to two women and a boy who draw milk from a pail under an arch at the Baths of Titus, with view of ruins, convents and churches of Rome among trees in the background; on mount with wash lines numbered '93' and artists' names in black ink at bottom left; title annotated in ink within image at bottom centre.
Place
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.
Shelfmark
Maps K.Top.81.43.e.