Plate XV Vue des restes de la Celle du Temple de Neptune.

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Plate XV Vue des restes de la Celle du Temple de Neptune.
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Giovanni Battista Piranesi and Francesco Piranesi
Plate XV Vue des restes de la Celle du Temple de Neptune.
Rome 1778
Etching.
480 x 680 mm .
W.E. 732
£3200

Differentes vues de quelques Restes de trois grands Edifices qui subsistent encore dans le milieu de l’ancienne Ville de Pesto autrement Posidonia qui est situee dans la Lucanie.
Piranesi’s final work, with the figures added by his son Francesco. It is one of his most commanding statements on architecture and was to have a profound effect on the appreciation of the monumental austerity of Greek architecture as Neo-classicism developed.