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View of the Temple of Fortuna Virilis. Now the Armenian Church of S. Maria Egizziaca (Veduta del Tempio della Fortuna virile. Oggi S. Maria Egizziaca degli Armeni)

1758
18th century
380 x 588 mm (15 x 23.1 in.)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on laid paper
State: Fourth of six states
Series: from Views of Rome Drawn and Etched by Giambattista Piranesi, Venetian Architect (Vedute di Roma disegnate ed incise da Giambattista Piranesi Architetto Ve[nez]iano)
Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: “Piranesi Architetto fec.”
Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 59; Focillon 817; Hind 46; Wilton-Ely 162 and p. 205 with remark: “The Temple of Virile Fortune in now thought to be the Temple of Portunus.”
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), before 1953
Accession Number: 1973.D1.93

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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.]
  • churches
  • Italy - TGN 1000080
  • religions
  • religious buildings
  • 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.]

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  • plate Dimensions: 380 x 588 mm (15 x 23.1 in.)

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