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The Baths of Trajan (Erroneously Called the Baths of Titus) (Plate 109 of the Views of Rome)

1776
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 127, ii/iv; Focillon 838; Ficacci 998

Dimensions

Sheet: 55.4 x 82.4 cm (21 13/16 x 32 7/16 in.) Platemark: 49.2 x 70.9 cm (19 3/8 x 27 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

M25585

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, left center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282); verso, right 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