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View of the Ruins of the Temple of Venus, & Castle of Baia / Views in and near Naples

1777

Print after Pietro Fabris

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Title

View of the Ruins of the Temple of Venus, & Castle of Baia / Views in and near Naples

Date

1777

Artist

Print after Pietro Fabris

Description

The ruins of an overgrown temple, a polygonal structure with rounded arches set on a network of arches and pillars which are partly submerged, at the edge of a bay which curves into the distance behind to left, with the Castle of Baia on a hill-top and figures in the foreground including a gentleman on horseback inquiring of a local; after Fabris. 1777. Hand-coloured aquatint with etching.
Additional Makers: Publisher - Archibald Robertson; Print maker - Paul Sandby; Publisher - Paul Sandby
Inscription: All inscription trimmed away
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Location

Tempio di Venere, Baia, Italy

Country

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