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Reconstructed Elevation of the Temple of Hercules in the City of Cori (Elevazione ortografica del Tempio d’Ercole nella citta di Cora)

18th century
18th century
540 x 385 mm (21.3 x 15.2 in.)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching
Series: from Antichità di Cora
Marks: Signed in plate on a scroll, lower right
Bibliography: Focillon 546; Petrucci (1953) 413; Wilton-Ely 680.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892)
Accession Number: Retrospective TBD

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  • 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.]
  • elevations (drawings) - Drawings showing the vertical elements of a building, either exterior or interior, as a direct projection to a vertical plane. DAC [April 1992 descriptor moved. May 1991 descriptor changed, was "elevations"; alternate term changed, was 'elevation'.]
  • Hercules
  • Italy - TGN 1000080
  • 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: 540 x 385 mm (21.3 x 15.2 in.)

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