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The Arch of Septimius Severus

1748
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778), After Israël Silvestre (French, 1621–1691)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, p. 76, no. 13; Focillon 54

Dimensions

Sheet: 37.1 x 51.6 cm (14 5/8 x 20 5/16 in.) Platemark: 12.3 x 25.6 cm (4 13/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1211

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

Charlotte Z. (1924-2000) and Arthur E. (1922-2012) Vershbow, Newton Centre, Massachusetts; their gift to the MFA December 28, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Vershbow