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The Piazza del Quirinale, with the Statues of the Horse Tamers (Plate 24 of the Views of Rome)

1750
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 015, an undescribed state between iv/vi and v/vi, with the price erased, but before the number "24" in lower right margin; Focillon 808; Robison 15(E)(of G); Ficacci 880

Dimensions

Sheet: 55.3 x 82.2 cm (21 3/4 x 32 3/8 in.) Platemark: 39.1 x 55 cm (15 3/8 x 21 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

M25500

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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