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The Small Waterfall and Rapids at Tivoli (Plate 126 of the Views of Rome)

1769
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 092, ii/iv; Focillon 780; Robison 92(C)(of E); Ficacci 963

Dimensions

Sheet: 55.1 x 82.2 cm (21 11/16 x 32 3/8 in.) Platemark: 47.8 x 71.5 cm (18 13/16 x 28 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

M25602

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate, lower right: "VEDUTE DELLE / CASCATELLE A TIVOLI / 30 126"

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