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Chimneypiece in the Egyptian style, with two mummies in profile and two en face (Plate 21 of the Diverse Maniere)

1769
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, p. 86 (1769); Focillon 881

Dimensions

Sheet: 39.6 x 53.1 cm (15 9/16 x 20 7/8 in.) Platemark: 25.2 x 38.9 cm (9 15/16 x 15 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1986.37

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower right-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