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That Which You Have Not Consumed, Voracious Time (Plate 3 of Buildings in the Style of the Greeks, Romans, and Etruscans)

mid 18th century
Giovanni Francesco Costa (Italian, 1711–1772)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mason 3, ii/ii; Mauroner 4

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.3 x 20.5 cm (10 3/4 x 8 1/16 in.) Platemark: 17.1 x 11.5 cm (6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

29.1981.3

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Etched in the plate, bottom margin, "Che non consumi tu, Tempo vorace. / no. 3. N."

Markings

Verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

V. Winthrop Newman, New York, London (early 20th cent.); his gift to the MFA November 1, 1929

Credit Line

Gift of V. Winthrop Newman