Photo Credit: photo: R. Lee
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Imaginary Ancient Temple Designed in the Style of Those Built in Honor of the Goddess Vesta… (Tempio antico inventato e disegnato alla maniera di quelli che si fabbricavano in ornore della Dea Vesta…)1743
402 x 255 mm (15.8 x 10 in.)
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778)
- architecture - Art or science of designing and building structures, especially habitable structures, in accordance with principles determined by aesthetic and practical or material considerations. Refers also to the structures created. [November 1994 related term added. October 1990 alternate term added.]
- Italy - TGN 1000080
- Rome - TGN 7000874 (standard English name used here for this well-known city)
- temples - Use for religious buildings dedicated to the service of a deity or deities, often housing a cult image; do not use for such Christian or Islamic religious buildings, prefer "churches" or "mosques." May also be used for Protestant places of worship in France and some French-speaking regions. [February 1995 scope note added.]
- plate Dimensions: 402 x 255 mm (15.8 x 10 in.)
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