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The Piazza San Marco

1741
Michele Marieschi (Italian, 1710–1743)


Dimensions

Sheet: 31.8 x 45 cm (12 1/2 x 17 11/16 in.)(with 7-8 mm margin at the bottom; trimmed on the platemark on the other three sides)

Accession Number

P14328

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved at bottom of plate, "Forum maius, et Basilica D: Marci, cum insula . . ."

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund