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The spring Fonte Bello near the site of Horace's villa. 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 fountain is admired by a gentlemen and a lady. Other men study a map, read a book, or rest. In the left foreground a dog drinks from the fountain


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

Physical description

1 print : etching, with engraving ; platemark 37.5 x 45.9 cm


Vue de Fonte Bello ou une des sources de la ruisseau Digentia sur le Mont Lucretilis. Fons etiam rivo dare nomen idoneus. Hor. Ep: XVI lib: I. Peint à gouache par J. Ph. Hackert 1780. Gravé à l'eau forte par B.A. Dunker et terminé par Eichler.

Lettering note

Bears number: No. IX


Wellcome Library no. 2922561i


  • French
  • Latin

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