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Hadrian's Villa: The Canopus (Plate 133 of the Views of Rome)

1768
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 090, ii/iv; Focillon 844; Ficacci 961

Dimensions

Sheet: 55.4 x 82.2 cm (21 13/16 x 32 3/8 in.) Platemark: 45.8 x 59 cm (18 1/16 x 23 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

M25609

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282); verso, right center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Alfred Greenough, Boston (1844-1884); by bequest to his uncle, Charles Henry Parker, Boston (1816-1908); his bequest to the MFA 1909 (transferred from library; accession date January 1, 1913)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection