Antichità di Cora

1764
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Place of Publication: Rome, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Focillon 537-550; Hind, Piranesi, p. 85

Dimensions

Overall: 55.7 x 42 x 2.3 cm (21 15/16 x 16 9/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

58.104

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 14 etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Rome: Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1764) Folio; 20 leaves [letterpress half-title, etched title frontispiece, 8 letterpress leaves, 10 plates (some folding)]; contemporary gilt-stamped vellum.

Views of antique buildings, architectural details, etc.


Rome: Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1764

Provenance

Edward, Earl of Powis (bookplate); Philip (1898-1984) and Frances (Mrs. Philip) Hofer, by whom given to MFA, February 13, 1958.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Hofer