The Round Tower (Plate III of the Second Edition, Second Issue, of the Carceri)

1749–50
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 003, i/iii; Focillon 26; Robison 30, i/vi (First Edition, First through Third Issues, 1749-1760); Ficacci 112

Dimensions

Sheet: 71.7 x 52.4 cm (28 1/4 x 20 5/8 in.) Platemark: 54.5 x 41.3 cm (21 7/16 x 16 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

M25420

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

Mrs. A. M. B. Smith, London; from whom purchased July 1, 1914

Credit Line

Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund