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A Monument that Time Still Reveres (Plate 12 of Buildings in the Style of the Greeks, Romans, and Etruscans)

mid 18th century
Giovanni Francesco Costa (Italian, 1711–1772)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mason 12, ii/ii; Mauroner 4

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.3 x 20.4 cm (10 3/4 x 8 1/16 in.) Platemark: 17.1 x 11.4 cm (6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

29.1981.5

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Etched in the plate, bottom margin, "Monumento che ancor l'età rispetta. / no. 5. N."

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

V. Winthrop Newman, New York, London (early 20th cent.); his gift to the MFA November 1, 1929

Credit Line

Gift of V. Winthrop Newman