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Inscription

lower center in plate: INTERNO del Tempio de. di Canopo nella Villa Adriana. / ... / Cav. Piranesi F.; by later hand, lower right in graphite: M 131

Provenance

Mark J. Millard, New York; purchased by NGA, 1985.

Exhibition History
1997
Building a Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1997-1998, no. 64, as Interior of the Temple Called Canopus in the Villa Adriana.
Bibliography
1918
Focillon, Henri. Giovanni-Battista Piranesi; essai de catalogue raisonne de son oeuvre. Paris: Librairie Renouard, Henri Laurens, 1918.
1922
Hind, Arthur M. Giovanni Battista Piranesi; a critical study with a list of his published works and detailed catalogues of the prisons and the views of Rome. London: Cotswold Gallery; New York: E. Weyhe, 1922.