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Interior View of the Temple of Neptune (Plate XII of the Views of Paestum)

1778
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778), and Francesco Piranesi (Italian, 1758–1810)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, p. 87; Focillon 594 (an impression before the number at the top right, the signature at the bottom right mentioned by Focillon, and the inscription in the lower margin); Ficacci 863

Dimensions

Sheet: 48.7 x 68.6 cm (19 3/16 x 27 in.)(with 1-3 mm margin at the top; trimmed on or slightly within the platemark on the other three sides)

Accession Number

09.646

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, left center and right center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Charles Henry Parker (1816-1908); his bequest to the MFA 1909 (transferred from Library Book 11545; accessioned March 20, 1963)

Credit Line

Bequest from Charles Henry Parker