Imagery of the ruins of the Nymphaeum of Alexander Severus (‘Temple of Minerva Medica’). So very worth a visit for artists making that all important trip to Italy back around 1800.

“Rome: The Ruined Nymphaeum of Alexander Severus (‘Temple of Minerva Medica’)” ca. 1796. British. Watercolor on paper. Collaboration of Thomas Girtin (1775-1802) who did the pencil work which was presumably copied from a sketch by John Robert Cozens (1752–1797). Watercolor by Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851). Inscribed by Thomas Girtin in pencil “Minerva Medica.” Not stamped. Collections of the Tate Galleries. Cc0 License 3.0. via https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/turner-girtin-rome-the-ruined-nymphaeum-of-alexander-severus-temple-of-minerva-medica-d36565

“Temple of Minerva Medica.” 1826. French. Oil on canvas. Camille Corot, artist (1796-1875). Collections of the Musée des Beaux-Arts d’Angers, Angers. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.wikiart.org/en/camille-corot/temple-of-minerva-medica-1826
 “Imaginary View of the Temple of Minerva Medica.” 1660-1681. Oil on canvas. Attributed to Niccolò Codazzi (1642-1693) and Jacob De Heusch (1656 (baptized) -1701). Collections of the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux. In the public domain in the United States because the artists have been dead over 100 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Niccol%C3%B2_Codazzi_and_Jacob_de_Heusch_-_Imaginary_View_of_the_Temple_of_Minerva_Medica.jpg
“Aqueduct V, Castellum Aquae, rebuilt by Alexander Severus, A.D. 225, called also a Nymphaeum, where the trophies of Marius were hung.” 1857-1870. Albumen print on card. Carlo Baldassarre Simelli (fl. 1857-1870)) photographer. Title taken from  “Historical photographs : a catalogue of three thousand three hundred photographs of antiquities in Rome and Italy, prepared under the direction of John Henry Parker.” which was published in London in 1879. Image © 2009-2020 British School at Rome. Fair use license. via http://www.bsrdigitalcollections.it/details.aspx?ID=0016569

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