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Chimneypiece in the Egyptian style, with three masks and two cameos (Plate 6 of the Diverse Maniere)

Camino con tre maschere e due cammei nello stile egizio

1769
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, p. 86 (1769); Focillon 866

Dimensions

Sheet: 38.2 x 53 cm (15 1/16 x 20 7/8 in.) Platemark: 24.6 x 37.7 cm (9 11/16 x 14 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1986.40

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Etched in the plate, bottom right corner, the number "52"

Markings

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

Provenance

Goodspeed's Book Shop, Inc., Boston; gift of The Print and Drawing Club February 26, 1986

Credit Line

Gift of the Print and Drawing Club