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The Baths of Caracalla: The Central Hall (Plate 104 of the Views of Rome)

1765
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 077, ii/iv; Focillon 851; Ficacci 948

Dimensions

Sheet: 55.3 x 82.3 cm (21 3/4 x 32 3/8 in.) Platemark: 43.2 x 66.2 cm (17 x 26 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

M25580

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282); verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Alfred Greenough, Boston (1844-1884); 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