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1939

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Print, Temple of Venus in Rome, after 1759

This is a Print. It was created by Giovanni Battista Piranesi. It is dated after 1759 and we acquired it in 1939. Its medium is etching. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Estate of Mrs. George Pendleton. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Mrs. George Pendleton.

Its dimensions are

41.4 x 55.5 cm (plate mark), 51.2 x 71.0 cm (paper)

Cite this object as

Print, Temple of Venus in Rome, after 1759; Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778); Italy; etching; 41.4 x 55.5 cm (plate mark), 51.2 x 71.0 cm (paper); Gift of the Estate of Mrs. George Pendleton; 1939-9-4

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