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The Arch of Septimius Severus (Plate 89 of the Views of Rome)

1772
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 099, i/iii; Focillon 754; Ficacci 970

Dimensions

Sheet: 55.7 x 80.2 cm (21 15/16 x 31 9/16 in.) Platemark: 47.9 x 71.9 cm (18 7/8 x 28 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.1051

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

William Norton Bullard, Boston (1853-1931); his gift to the MFA April 1, 1923

Credit Line

Gift of William Norton Bullard