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Marble Table in the Form of a Miniature Circus (Plate 14 of the Vasi, Candelabri, Cippi, Sarcofagi, Tripodi...)

1779-1786
Francesco Piranesi (Italian, 1758–1810)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, p. 87, 1778; Focillon 613 bis; not in Ficacci

Dimensions

Sheet: 55.3 x 82.3 cm (21 3/4 x 32 3/8 in.) Platemark: 38.5 x 53 cm (15 3/16 x 20 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

M25614.14

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, upper left-center (twice), upper right-center, right center, and lower right-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282); verso, 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