Desiderio, Monsu (b.1590/5 fl.1647); French. Medium: oil on canvas. Date: 17th Century. Destruction du Temple de Jerusalem par Titus; Titus Flavius Vespasianus (39-79 AD); during the siege of Jerusalem in 70 AD, the future Emperor Titus besieged and conquered the city, destroying its famous temple; First Jewish-Roman war; Provenance: Museo e Gallerie Nazionali di Capodimonte, Naples, Italy. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.