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First View of the Ruins of the Temple of Peace

First View of the Ruins of the Basilica of Constantine
Important Monuments of the Ruins of Roman Antiquity, Taken from Life (often called The Large Book of Ruins), plate N

1551
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 36; Riggs 15

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.4 x 28.7 cm (8 7/16 x 11 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.366

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate, upper left: • N •; upper right: RVINARVM TEMPLI PACIS, / PROSPECTVS • 1 •

Signed

Not signed

Markings

No watermark; verso, MFA stamp, with accession number in graphite: 59.366

Provenance

June 9, 1959, purchased from Craddock & Barnard (dealers), London, by the MFA.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund