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The Interior of the Entrance Porch of the Portico of Octavia (Plate 68 of the Views of Rome)

1760
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 059, iv/vi; Focillon 816; Ficacci 905

Dimensions

Sheet: 55.2 x 82.3 cm (21 3/4 x 32 3/8 in.) Platemark: 41.3 x 55.2 cm (16 1/4 x 21 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

M25543

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 (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