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The Forum of Augustus

1748
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, p. 76, no. 15; Focillon 56

Dimensions

Sheet: 37.1 x 51.5 cm (14 5/8 x 20 1/4 in.) Platemark: 13.2 x 26.7 cm (5 3/16 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

67.1213

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

By 1967, Charlotte Z. (b. 1924 - d. 2000) and Arthur E. (b. 1922 - d. 2012) Vershbow, Newton Centre, MA; 1967, year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Vershbow to the MFA. (Accession date: January 10, 1968)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Vershbow