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Colossaei Ro, Prospectus III
  • Hieronymus Cock
    circa 1510–1570
    born: Antwerp, Habsburg Netherlands (present-day Belgium) ; died: Antwerp, Southern Netherlands (present-day Belgium)
  • Colossaei Ro, Prospectus III, 1551
  • Praecipua Aliquot Romanae Antiquitatis Ruinarum Monimenta... (The Set of the Roman Ruins)
  • Where object was made: present-day Belgium
  • etching
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 232 x 331 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/8 x 13 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 235 x 332 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 1/4 x 13 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Gift of Colette S. Bangert and Charles J. Bangert
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0151
Description
Catalogue raisonné

Roman ruins are the focal point of this print. Arches and doorways allow glimpses of more ruins behind them. Bushes, shrubs, and small trees are in the foreground. Two small groups of people are walking toward a third group sitting on the ground. More ruins are visible in the distance.