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Remains of the Praetorian Camp at Hadrian's Villa (Plate 127 of the Views of Rome)

1770
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 094, ii/iv; Focillon 824; Ficacci 965

Dimensions

Sheet: 55.1 x 82.3 cm (21 11/16 x 32 3/8 in.) Platemark: 37.2 x 66.2 cm (14 5/8 x 26 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

M25603

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); 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