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Second View of Certain Unidentified Ruins of Roman Antiquity

Important Monuments of the Ruins of Roman Antiquity, Taken from Life (often called The Large Book of Ruins), plate X

1551
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 44; Riggs 23

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.9 x 33.1 cm (9 x 13 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.374

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate, upper left: EX INCERTIS QVIBVSDAM • RO • ANTIQVITATIS RVINIS, PROSPECTVS • ALTER .; upper right: • X •

Signed

In plate, lower center (in reverse): H . COCK . FE . 1551 -

Markings

No watermark; verso, MFA stamp, with accession number in graphite: 59.374

Provenance

June 9, 1959, purchased from Craddock & Barnard (dealers), London, by the MFA.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund