The Smoking Fire (Plate VI of the Second Edition, Second Issue, of the Carceri)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 006, i/iii; Focillon 29; Robison 32, i/vii (First Edition, First through Third Issues, 1749-1760); Ficacci 115

Dimensions

Sheet: 71.4 x 52.4 cm (28 1/8 x 20 5/8 in.) Platemark: 53.8 x 39.9 cm (21 3/16 x 15 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

M25422

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