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Kulturstiftung Dessau-Wörlitz Grafische Sammlung [G 7/96/04]

Pyramide des Cestius

Pyramide des Cestius (Kulturstiftung Dessau-Wörlitz CC BY-NC-SA)
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Das Blatt zeigt einen Blick auf die Cestius-Pyramide in Rom, vor der links zwei kleine Säule stehen. Die Grabpyramide selbst ist in die Baustruktur der umgebenden ruinösen Architektur rechts eingebunden. Unter der Mauer zwischen Bäumen erscheint eine Inschriftenfeld vor der eine Staffagefigur sitzt. Die Inschrift lautet: "Piramide di C. Cestio / 1. Terreno sgombrate d’in torno alla Piramide sotto il / Pontificato di Allesandro VII 2. Porta aperta di quel / tempo nella Piramide 3. Colonne ritrovao nelle / sgombro emposte nell’ antica positura 4. Mura / di Roma 5. Torre della Porta di / S. Paolo"
Leihgabe des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt (KSDW)

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39 x 53 cm

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