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Bas-Relief of a Vase from the Villa Borghese (from the Vasi, Candelabri, Cippi...)

1779–86
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, p. 87 (1778); Focillon 718

Dimensions

Sheet: 57 x 79.5 cm (22 7/16 x 31 5/16 in.) Platemark: 48.9 x 71.1 cm (19 1/4 x 28 in.)

Accession Number

1972.343

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, left center, 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