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Prospect of the Città Leonina, with the Vatican Basilica, Bridge, and Castel Sant'Angelo

Il prospetto della Città Leonina, che si vede colla Basilica Vaticana, Ponte, e Castel S. Angelo

1765
Giuseppe Vasi (Italian, 1710–1782)


Dimensions

Overall platemark: 102 x 69.7 cm (40 3/16 x 27 7/16 in.) Overall (three joined sheets): 120 x 87 cm (47 1/4 x 34 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

35.1984

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving, on three joined sheets of wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Later impression from the Regia Calcografia Roma. From a set of four views of Rome.

Provenance

Larz Anderson, Brookline, MA; his gift to MFA, December 5, 1935

Credit Line

Anonymous gift