Requires Photography

The Ripa Grande (Plate 51 of the Views of Rome)

1753
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 027, iv/vi; Focillon 742; Robison 27(F)(of H); Ficacci 917

Dimensions

Sheet: 55.3 x 82.1 cm (21 3/4 x 32 5/16 in.) Platemark: 40.6 x 61.9 cm (16 x 24 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

M25527

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