The Roman Forum (Plate 82 of the Views of Rome)

The Campo Vaccino

1772
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 100, ii/iv; Focillon 748; Robison 100(B)(of D); Ficacci 971

Dimensions

Sheet: 55.9 x 82.3 cm (22 x 32 3/8 in.) Platemark: 47.8 x 71.3 cm (18 13/16 x 28 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

M25554

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, Boston (1816-1908); his bequest to the MFA 1909 (transferred from library; accession date January 1, 1913)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection