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Two men with a donkey talking to three women; cattle grazing; in the distance, upper left, the village of Roccagiovine, Lazio. Etching and engraving by B.A. Dunker and G. Eichler after J. Ph. Hackert, 1780.

  • Hackert, Philipp, 1737-1807
[between 1780 and 1789]
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About this work


The village is supposed to have been the site of the dilapidated temple of the ancient Samnite goddess Vacuna


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

Physical description

1 print : etching, with engraving ; platemark 37.4 x 46.3 cm


Rocca Giovine généralement supposée l'ancien fanum Vacunae. Haec tibi dictabam post fanum putre Vacunae - Hor: Ep. X. lib I. Peint à gouache par J. Ph. Hackert 1780. Gravé à l'eau forte par B.A. Dunker et terminé par G. Eichler.

Lettering note

Bears number: No. V


Wellcome Library no. 2922549i


  • French
  • Latin

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