Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)
Title: The So-Called Tempio della Tosse, Near Tivoli. Interior Upright (Veduta interna del Tempio della Tosse) "Temple of the Cough"
Date Of Execution: 1764
Dimensions: Plate size: 24 3/4 x 18 1/4 inches , Sheet size: 29 1/4 x 20 inches
Signature: Signed in the plate
References And Exhibitions:
From: Vedute di Roma, Plate 118
A Roman edition
Watermark: Fleur-de-Lys in a double circle
This building was depicted in a watercolor by J.M.W. Turner, 1819
Reference: Focilon 775
Hind 70 ii/V, with the additional etching to the shadows
Note: "the so-called Tempio della Tosse (Temple of the Cough), believed to be the vestibule of a Roman villa. The ruin is situated near the Santuario di Ercole Vincitore (Sanctuary of Hercules Victor), formerly known as the Villa of Maecenas"
Centerfold (as usual for Piranesi print from albums)
Bright snappy impression
Price: (US) $2,750.00
Inventory Number: FA11646
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