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Foro Romano, Rome: the Temple of Castor and Pollux and Santa Maria Liberatrice in the left foreground and Monte Aventino in the distance

RIBA Ref No RIBA7931
Artist/PhotographerPiranesi, Giovanni Battista (1720-1778)
CountryItaly
CityRome
Subject Date1756
Image Date1756
ViewTopographical
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceSB100/1(41)
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectChurches ; Temples ; Columns ; Ruins ; Archaeological sites
SOURCE: Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Vedute di Roma (Rome, [1747?-1788]), pl. 41 NOTES: Santa Maria Liberatrice was built in the 18th century over the ruins of Santa Maria Antiqua, one of Rome's most important churches in the 9th century. It was pulled down in 1901-1902 in order to excavate the remains of Santa Maria Antiqua which are now protected in a modern brick building.
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