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Loggie No More - Only Loggie of the Imagination (Plate 11 of Buildings in the Style of the Greeks, Romans, and Etruscans)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Mason 11, ii/ii; Mauroner 4

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.2 x 20.1 cm (10 11/16 x 7 15/16 in.) Platemark: 17.1 x 11.3 cm (6 3/4 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1981.8

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Etched in the plate, bottom margin, "Loggie non piu [sic] ma sol di loggie ímago. / no. 8. N.

Markings

Verso, lower left-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