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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: 55.5 x 82.4 cm (21 7/8 x 32 7/16 in.) Platemark: 47.9 x 71.3 cm (18 7/8 x 28 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

M25560

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Alfred Greenough, Boston (c.1843-1884); by bequest to his uncle, Charles Henry Parker, Boston (1816-1908); his bequest to the MFA 1909 (transferred from library; accession date January 1, 1913)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection