The Farnesina (Palazzo Chigi)

1655
After Pietro Ferrerio (Italian, about 1600–1654), Architect Baldassare Peruzzi (Italian, 1481–1536), Publisher Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi (Italian, 17th century), Architect Giuseppe Valeriano (Italian, 1542–1596), Architect Giacomo della Porta (Italian, 1532–1601)


Dimensions

Platemark: 22.86 x 38.74 cm (9 x 15 1/4 in.) Sheet: 33.02 x 44.77 cm (13 x 17 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2008.692

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Plate from the series Palazzi di Roma dei più celebri architetti

Inscription

In plate, below: PALAZZO DE GHIGI ALLA LVNGARA ARCHITETTVRA DEL FAMOSISSIMO BALDASSARRE PERVZZI DASIENA CHE FV ECCELENTE PITTOR E GIOMETRA / LANNO .MDXVIII
In plate lower left: Designiato da Pietro ferrerio
In plate, lower right: Scala di p.mi 20

Provenance

James A. Bergquist (Newton, MA); from whom purchased by Stephen A. Bergquist (Needham, MA), 2008; by whom given to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Accession Date: September 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara G. and Stephen A. Bergquist