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The Piazza della Rotonda (Plate 27 of the Views of Rome)

Veduta della Piazza della Rotonda

1751
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 17, i/vii; Focillon 796; Robison 17, A (of G)

Dimensions

Sheet: 50.8 x 70.1 cm (20 x 27 5/8 in.) Platemark: 40.8 x 54.7 cm (16 1/16 x 21 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1974.316

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

In plate lower right: Piranesi del. Sc.

Markings

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

Provenance

P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., Ltd., London; from whom purchased May 8, 1974

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Fund