Requires Photography

The Piazza and Basilica of St. Peter's (Plate 3 of the Views of Rome)

1748
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 003, iv/vii; Focillon 787; Robison 3(D)(of G); Ficacci 874

Dimensions

Sheet: 56 x 80 cm (22 1/16 x 31 1/2 in.) Platemark: 40.1 x 54.3 cm (15 13/16 x 21 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.1179

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

1925, gift of Miss Ellen Twistleton Bullard (b. 1865 - d. 1959), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 1, 1925)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen T. Bullard