Rear View of the Pronaos of the Temple of Neptune (Plate XIV of the Views of Paestum)

1778
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778), and Francesco Piranesi (Italian, 1758–1810)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, p. 87; Focillon 596; Ficacci 865 (a proof impression before the inscription and signature in the bottom margin)

Dimensions

Sheet: 49.3 x 66.5 cm (19 7/16 x 26 3/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

09.647

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

Charles Henry Parker, Boston (1816-1908); his bequest to the MFA 1909 (transferred from Library Book 11545; accessioned March 20, 1963)

Credit Line

Bequest from Charles Henry Parker