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The site of Horace's villa. Etching and engraving by B.A. Dunker and F.B. Lorieux after J. Ph. Hackert, 1780.

  • Hackert, Philipp, 1737-1807
[between 1780 and 1789]
  • Pictures

About this work


[A Rome (Place d'Espagne)] : [chez George Hackert, graveur], [between 1780 and 1789]

Physical description

1 print : etching, with engraving ; platemark 37.6 x 47.2 cm


Vue de la situation de la maison de campagne d'Horace avec Rocca giovine prise du Village de Licenza. Hoc erat in votis: modus agri non ita magnus; hortus ubi et tecto vicinus jugis aquae fons, et paulum sylvae super his foret. Hor: Sat: VI. lib: II. Peint à gouache par J. Ph. Hackert 1780. Gravé à l'eau forte par B.A. Dunker et terminé par Lorieux.

Lettering note

Bears number: No. VII
Lower left, a single white bird identifies the "Endroit où étoit la maison d'Horace", and two black birds mark "Rocca giovine". This is an unusual method of keying the legend to the picture


Wellcome Library no. 2922558i


  • French
  • Latin

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