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Second View of the Ruins of the Temple of Peace

Second View of the Basilica of Constantine
Important Monuments of the Ruins of Roman Antiquity, Taken from Life (often called The Large Book of Ruins), plate O

1551
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 37; Riggs 16

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.1 x 32.8 cm (8 11/16 x 12 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.367

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate, upper center: RVINARVM TEMPLI PACIS, PROSPECTVS • 2 •; upper right: • O •

Signed

In plate, lower right: • H • COCK • F •

Markings

No watermark; verso, MFA stamp, with accession number in graphite: 59.367

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund