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Seventh View of the Roman Colosseum

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

1551
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 29; Riggs 8

Dimensions

Sheet: 30.4 x 22.5 cm (11 15/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

P7822

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate, upper left: COLOSSAEI RO • PROSPECTVS • 7 •; upper right: • F •

Signed

Not signed

Markings

No watermark; verso, MFA Parker stamp in purple ink [Lugt 1870], with accession number in black ink: 7821; collector's stamp in red ink, twice: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall, Lugt 1309]

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896); November 1897, purchased through the Harvey D. Parker Fund by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund