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The Monumental Tablet (Plate 4 of the Grotteschi)

1747–48
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, p. 80, no. 27; Focillon 23; Robison 24, ii/iv (Second Edition, First Issue, through Third Edition, First Issue, 1750-c. 1790); Ficacci 108

Dimensions

Sheet: 52.7 x 72.3 cm (20 3/4 x 28 7/16 in.) Platemark: 39.2 x 54.2 cm (15 7/16 x 21 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.776

Medium or Technique

Etching, engraving, drypoint, scratching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York; their gift to the MFA June 10, 1954

Credit Line

Gift of M. Knoedler & Co., Inc.