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Avanzi degl' Aquedotti Neroniani che si volvevano distruggere per la loro vecchiezza, ma per ordine di N’ro. Sig.re Papa Clemento XIV sono restati in piedi
  • Giovanni Battista Piranesi
    1720–1778
    born: Mogliano Veneto, Republic of Venice (present-day Italy) ; died: Rome, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; active: present-day Italy
  • Avanzi degl' Aquedotti Neroniani che si volvevano distruggere per la loro vecchiezza, ma per ordine di N’ro. Sig.re Papa Clemento XIV sono restati in piedi, 1775
  • Vedute di Roma (Views of Rome)
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • etching
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 489 x 708 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 527 x 740 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 19 1/4 x 27 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 20 3/4 x 29 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 30 x 36 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2918
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The Neroian aquaduct in ruins, city in background at right, figures and ruins on the road. Foreground one the figures is with a cart.