Requires Photography

The Ruins of the Temple of Venus and Roma

1630s
Pieter van Laer (Dutch, 1599–after 1642)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein 21, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 12 x 19.7 cm (4 3/4 x 7 3/4 in.) Platemark: 11.3 x 19.2 cm (4 7/16 x 7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

P7850

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, upper left-center, in pencil, the mark of John Gibbs, London (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1081); verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, bottom left-center, stamped in violet ink (almost completely faded), the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

John Gibbs, London (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1081); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund