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First View of the Septizonium of the Emperor Septimius Severus, with Adjacent Ruins

Important Monuments of the Ruins of Roman Antiquity, Taken from Life (often called The Large Book of Ruins), plate P

1551
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish ) 38; Riggs 17

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.9 x 31.5 cm (8 5/8 x 12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.368

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate, upper left: • P •; upper center: SEPTIZONII SEVERI IMP CVM CONTIGVIS / RVINIIS, PROSPECTVS VNVS,

Signed

In plate, lower right: • COCK • F •

Markings

No watermark; verso, MFA stamp, with accession number in graphite: 59.368

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund