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The Porta Tiburtina, Rome, carrying the aqueduct of the Aqua Julia, Aqua Marcia and Aqua Tepula. Etching by G.B. Piranesi, 1761.

  • Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778.
Date
1761
Reference
2975323i
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Description

Three inscriptions above the arch record stages in the history of the structure. Left, houses, one of which has on the left side of its front door the monogram of the name of Jesus (IHS) and on the right side the cross with instruments of the Passion. Gesticulating people are shown

Publication/Creation

1761

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 23.9 x 35.7 cm

Lettering

Del castello dell'Acqua Giulia. Piranesi f.

Lettering note

Bears number: Tav. VIII

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2975323i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Italian


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