CA0421 Grand Tour Temple of Vespasian and Titus in Giallo Antico

Attractive example of a mid 19th century Giallo Antico marble Grand Tour architectual representation of the ruins of the Temple of Vespasian and Titus located in the Forum in Rome. Designed in the Corinthian style the temple was begun by Titus in AD79 after the death of his father, Vespasian and completed under Emperor Domitian, circa AD87. In the 19th Century the ruins of the temple were fully excavated and models such as this were made in marble, often, but not exclusively, in the Vatican workshops in Rome. Partial inscription 'ESTITVER' to the front. Presented on a Belgian Black marble base with a canted corner. Usual small loses to the base of back column and later replacement side return (entablature). Rome, circa 1850.

H 36cm x W 11.5cm x D 11.5cm

Stock No.: CA0421.899
Price: £4,500

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