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Object number


Object type



Painting: View of a Temple and other buildings

Title Type

assigned by cataloguer

Other number

Ashby ETON II No.12


Content (description)

View of a temple and other buildings. On the left in the foreground is a bridge leading to a rectangular temple on the right, with two statues in front of it: on the left is a rectangular extension of it. By the bridge sits a fisherman: two figures stand on the near side of it, and two on the far side: in the left background is a round temple with a disk on the top of the dome and six Ionic columns on the facade, with a cypress on each side of it, and a female statue to the right in front of it.

Content (object)

mural/wall painting

Content (note)


height (actual size): 259mm
width (actual size): 365mm

Dimension note

Ashby gives the dimensions as 251 x 145
The actual drawing on the page measures 165mm x 270mm


Un paeso del Palazzo di Tito written in ink on the back of the drawing
Franc.co Bartoli F. written in ink on the front of the drawing

Inscription description

R. T. IV written in pencil on the back of the drawing

Materials & techniques note

watercolour on paper




History and association

Previous ownership


• Ashby (p. 16 see Ashby for detailed references. Ashby suggests 'see Bn 5. 48, 69,70,72 for similar paintings which come from the same place')
• Eng (Capp. 284. 17)
• Michaelis (Holk. i. 60 )
• Coleraine (viii. 61)
• Bartoli (App. 15)
• Turnbull (35 From the Thermae Constantini, still preserved in Palazzo Rospigliosi.)
• d'Agincourt (Hist. de l'Art V. Pl. iv 6 (Matz-Duhn, Ant. Bildw. i. p. 241))
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