A Temple in Paestum, probably the Temple of Juno (Plate XVIII of the Views of Paestum)

1778
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778), and Francesco Piranesi (Italian, 1758–1810)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, p.87; Focillon 599; Ficacci 869 (a proof impression before the number at the top left and the inscription in the lower margin)

Dimensions

Sheet: 48 x 68.3 cm (18 7/8 x 26 7/8 in.)(with 2-3 mm margin at the right; trimmed on or slightly within the platemark on the other three sides)

Accession Number

09.649

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

Charles H. Parker, Boston (1816-1908); his bequest to the MFA 1909 (transferred from Library Book 11545; accessioned March 20, 1963)

Credit Line

Bequest from Charles Henry Parker