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The Interior of St. Peter's with the Baldacchino (Plate 6 of the Views of Rome)

1773
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 102, ii/iii; Focillon 722; Ficacci 973

Dimensions

Sheet: 54.9 x 82.2 cm (21 5/8 x 32 3/8 in.) Platemark: 49.3 x 68.1 cm (19 7/16 x 26 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

M25482

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)(similar to Lugt 1868)

Provenance

Alfred Greenough, Boston (c.1843-1884); 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