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The Piazza di Spagna (Plate 23 of the Views of Rome)

1750
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 018, vi/viii; Focillon 795; Robison 18(G)(of I); Ficacci 892

Dimensions

Sheet: 55.3 x 82 cm (21 3/4 x 32 5/16 in.) Platemark: 40.6 x 60 cm (16 x 23 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

M25499

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