Requires Photography

Alexander the Great and Thaïs Putting Persepolis to the Torch

late 17th century
Giovanni Maria Viani (Italian, 1636–1700), After Lodovico Carracci (Italian, 1555–1619)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 4; Illustrated Bartsch 4

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.2 x 28.9 cm (13 1/16 x 11 3/8 in.) Platemark: 32.9 x 28.8 cm (12 15/16 x 11 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P13990

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund