Requires Photography

The Palace of the French Academy (Plate 40 of the Views of Rome)

The Palazzo Salviati

1752
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 024, iii/v; Focillon 739; Robison 24(D)(of F); Ficacci 915

Dimensions

Sheet: 55.2 x 82.2 cm (21 3/4 x 32 3/8 in.) Platemark: 40.9 x 62.3 cm (16 1/8 x 24 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

M25516

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