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Large Marble Vase from Hadrian's Villa (Plate 15 of the Vasi, Candelabri, Cippi, Sarcofagi, Tripodi...)

1768-1778
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, p. 87, 1778; Focillon 614; Ficacci 746 (an impression before the number "15" in the top right corner)

Dimensions

Sheet: 77.3 x 54.5 cm (30 7/16 x 21 7/16 in.) Platemark: 57.2 x 37.2 cm (22 1/2 x 14 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

23.1063

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)

Provenance

William Norton Bullard, Boston (1853-1931); his gift to the MFA April 1, 1923

Credit Line

Gift of William Norton Bullard