The Remains of Ancient Temples at Paestum (Plate III of the Views of Paestum)

1778
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778), and Francesco Piranesi (Italian, 1758–1810)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, p. 87; Focillon 585; Ficacci 854 (a proof impression, before the number at the top left and before the inscription and signature in the blank box at the bottom)

Dimensions

Sheet: 51.7 x 67.9 cm (20 3/8 x 26 3/4 in.)(trimmed irregularly on the platemark, in some places slightly within the platemark, and in some places with thread margins)

Accession Number

09.642

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)

Provenance

Charles Henry Parker, Boston (1816-1909); his bequest to the MFA 1909 (transferred from Library Book 11545; accessioned March 20, 1963)

Credit Line

Bequest from Charles Henry Parker