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Chimneypiece with a frieze of serpents (Plate 31 of the Diverse Maniere)

1769
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, p. 86 (1769); Focillon 891

Dimensions

Sheet: 39.3 x 52.6 cm (15 1/2 x 20 11/16 in.) Platemark: 24.8 x 38.2 cm (9 3/4 x 15 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1986.39

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