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The Interior of S. Maria Maggiore (Plate 16 of the Views of Rome)

1768
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 087, ii/iv; Focillon 728; Ficacci 958

Dimensions

Sheet: 55.2 x 82.3 cm (21 3/4 x 32 3/8 in.) Platemark: 43.5 x 68.4 cm (17 1/8 x 26 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

M25492

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 (c.1843-1884); by bequest to his uncle, Charles Henry Parker (1816-1908); his bequest to the MFA January 1, 1913 (transferred from library)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection