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The Magnificent Remains of a Royal Palace (Plate 2 of Buildings in the Style of the Greeks, Romans, and Etruscans)

mid 18th century
Giovanni Francesco Costa (Italian, 1711–1772)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mason 2, ii/ii; Mauroner 4

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.1 x 20 cm (10 11/16 x 7 7/8 in.) Platemark: 17.2 x 11.4 cm (6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

29.1981.1

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Etched in the plate, bottom margin, "Gio: Batta Tiepolo Inv e. Scul.. / Di regale Magion superbo avanzo."

Markings

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

Provenance

V. Winthrop Newman, New York, London (early 20th cent.); his gift to the MFA November 1, 1929

Credit Line

Gift of V. Winthrop Newman