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The Column of Marcus Aurelius (Plate 32 of the Views of Rome)

1758
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 052, v/vii; Focillon 799; Robison 52(F)(of H); Ficacci 889

Dimensions

Sheet: 82.3 x 55.4 cm (32 3/8 x 21 13/16 in.) Platemark: 55.1 x 40.5 cm (21 11/16 x 15 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

M25508

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, lower 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