The Temple of Neptune (Plate X of the Views of Paestum)

1778
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778), and Francesco Piranesi (Italian, 1758–1810)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, p. 87; Focillon 592; Ficacci 861 (a proof impression before the number at the top right and the inscription in the bottom margin)

Dimensions

Sheet: 48.7 x 71.4 cm (19 3/16 x 28 1/8 in.)(lacking c. 45 mm at the bottom; trimmed irregularly along the platemark on the other three sides)

Accession Number

09.644

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

Charles Henry Parker, Boston (1816-1908); his bequest to the MFA 1909 (transferred from Library Book 11545; accessioned March 20, 1963)

Credit Line

Bequest from Charles Henry Parker