Piranesi: Jupiter Tonans Temple
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Temple of Jupiter Tonans - Temple of Vespasian and Titus
“Tempio di Giove Tonante detto il tempio della Concordia“
Beautiful depiction of the Jupiter Tonans Temple in Rome.
(This temple ruin was mistakenly identified as Temple of Jupiter Tonans during Piranesis lifetime, the correct title of this monument is Temple of Vespasian and Titus in Rome).
Copper engraving of the Temple of Jupiter Tonans in Rome (first edition 1748) here c. 1765 from “Alcune Vedute di Archi Trionfali...“ by Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778), engraved signature: Piranesi.
Sheet size: 30,5 x 46 cm ; Print size: 13,4 x 27 cm
Strong, nuanced print on heavy paper with wide margins in very good condition.
Lit.: Arthur Hind, Reprint 1968: Piranesi p. 76, Wilton-Ely: Piranesi 110, Focillon 48, Taschen 81.
There are more prints of this beautiful small series „Alcune Vedute di Archi Trionfali…” by G.B. Piranesi in our stock. We will gladly send more information and photos on request.