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print study / drawing

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    SL,5236.50

  • Description

    The Temple of Diana (or Venus) at Baiae; print study; ruined temple on the coast by a bay, groups of figures and boats on the shore, another large arched ruin in the distance to left Pen and brown ink with grey-brown and blue wash, with lines indented

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1604 (c.)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 138 millimetres
    • Width: 257 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Inscribed on mount in a 17th or 18th century hand: "[Temple of Diand at Baja[?] - cut through]"
  • Curator's comments

    A study for the print by Aegidius Sadeler from the series 'Vestigi della Antichita di Roma' dated 1606 (Hollstein 151-201; wanting in BM), for another print study see also SL,5236.50. Made around 1604, they are not drawn from life in Italy and must be based on the sketches from his Italian travels between 1589 and 1596.

    Literature: M. Winner, 'Neubestimmtes und unbestimmtes im zeichnerischen Werk von Jan Brueghel d. Ä.', in Jahrbuch der Berliner Museen 14 (1972), Berlin, 1972, pp.136-137, fig.17.

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  • Bibliography

    • Hind 1915-31 4 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Flemish Roy XVIIc)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1753

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    SL,5236.50

  • Additional IDs

    • A,21.50
The Temple of Diana (or Venus) at Baiae; print study; ruined temple on the coast by a bay, groups of figures and boats on the shore, another large arched ruin in the distance to left Pen and brown ink with grey-brown and blue wash, with lines indented

The Temple of Diana (or Venus) at Baiae; print study; ruined temple on the coast by a bay, groups of figures and boats on the shore, another large arched ruin in the distance to left Pen and brown ink with grey-brown and blue wash, with lines indented

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