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How the Years Have Stricken Arches and Trophies (Plate 7 of Buildings in the Style of the Greeks, Romans, and Etruscans)

mid 18th century
Giovanni Francesco Costa (Italian, 1711–1772)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mason 7, ii/ii; Mauroner 4

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.2 x 20.3 cm (10 11/16 x 8 in.) Platemark: 17.1 x 11.2 cm (6 3/4 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1981.2

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Etched in the plate, bottom margin, "Cedon degli anni ai colpi Archi e Trofei. / no. 2. N.

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

V. Winthrop Newman, New York, London (early 20th cent.); his gift to the MFA November 1, 1929

Credit Line

Gift of V. Winthrop Newman