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Part of a Marble Wall Decoration from Hadrian's Villa (Plate 76 of the Vasi, Candelabri, Cippi, Sarcofagi, Tripodi...)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, p. 87, 1778; Focillon 677; Ficacci 809

Dimensions

Sheet: 77.8 x 54.6 cm (30 5/8 x 21 1/2 in.) Platemark: 53.9 x 39.2 cm (21 1/4 x 15 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.1060

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