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A Floor Lamp, Cross-Section of a Sarcophagus, and Sections of a Frieze (Plate 25 of Vol. 2 of the Antichità Romane)

1756
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, pp. 83-84 (1756); Focillon 247

Dimensions

Sheet: 74.8 x 53.6 cm (29 7/16 x 21 1/8 in.) Platemark: 59.7 x 39.6 cm (23 1/2 x 15 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.342

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, top right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Mrs. W. J. Moore, Lowell, Massachusetts; her gift to the MFA April 12, 1972

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W. J. Moore