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Piazza del Quirinale, Rome

RIBA7982
SOURCE: Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Vedute di Roma (Rome, [1747?-1788]), pl. 103 NOTES: The statues in the foreground are of Castor and Pollux and their horses. These are Roman copies of Greek originals of the 5th century BC found in the Baths of Constantine and placed here in the late 1580s. They were once known as the Horse-tamers and the square was named Monte Cavallo after them.

Villa d'Este, Tivoli

RIBA7983
SOURCE: Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Vedute di Roma (Rome, [1747?-1788]), pl. 105

Piazza del Campidoglio, Rome

RIBA7988
SOURCE: Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Vedute di Roma (Rome, [1747?-1788]), pl. 111

Castel Sant'Angelo and Ponte Sant'Angelo, Rome

RIBA8190
NOTES: Castel Sant'Angelo was originally constructed as a mausoleum for the Emperor Hadrian in 135-139 AD. The bridge, built at the same time to connect the mausoleum to the Campus Martius, was named Ponte Elio (Pons Aelius). When the mausoleum became a castle in 401 AD, it was renamed Castel Sant'Angelo and the bridge took the same name.

Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II (Il Vittoriano), Rome

RIBA8193
Sacconi, Giuseppe (1854-1905)
NOTES: The Monument to Vittorio Emanuele, also known as Altare della Patria, was designed by Giuseppe Sacconi in 1895, inaugurated in 1911, and completed in 1935.

Fontana di Madonna Verona, Piazza delle Erbe, Verona

RIBA8197
NOTES: The Fontana di Madonna Verona incorporates a Roman statue.

Upper Belvedere Palace, Vienna

RIBA9002
Hildebrandt, Johann Lucas von (1668-1745)
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