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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist, (de Bois)
Published by John Bowles, 1701–1779, British
Title:

A View of the Piazza of St. John de Lateran, of the Cardinals College, and of the Holy Stairs in the City of Rome

Part Of:

Collective Title: Twelve New Views in Rome and Naples

Date:
undated
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper, laid on contemporary mount made of moderately thick, moderately textured, blued white laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 9 1/16 x 12 5/8 inches (23 x 32 cm), Sheet: 8 9/16 x 11 3/8 inches (21.7 x 28.9 cm), Plate: 7 13/16 x 9 7/8 inches (19.8 x 25.1 cm), and Image: 7 1/16 x 9 9/16 inches (18 x 24.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, upper right: "12"; lower center: "A view of the PIAZZA of St. John de Lateran, of the CARDINALS COLLEGE, and of | the HOLY STAIRS in the City of ROME."; lower right: "de Bois fecit | Printed for John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.197
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | basilica | boxes (containers) | buildings | cargo | carriages | church | city | cityscape | coats | columns (architectural elements) | costume | crosses (objects) | dogs (animals) | domes | drinking | drinking glasses | food | genre subject | Grand Tour | horses (animals) | men | obelisk | palace | piazza | pillars | squares (piazzas) | steps | streets | tables | walking | whips (animal equipment)
Associated Places:
Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano | Italy | Lateranense Obelisk | Lazio | Palazzo Laterano | Piazza di San Giovanni in Laterano | Roma | Rome | Scala Sancta
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:48967
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