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

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, p. 87; Focillon 593; Ficacci 862 (a proof impression before the inscription and signature in the blank space at the lower right)

Dimensions

Sheet: 47.4 x 68.5 cm (18 11/16 x 26 15/16 in.) Platemark: 45.9 x 68.4 cm (18 1/16 x 26 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.645

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 H. Parker (transferred from Library Book 11545 Accessioned March 20, 1963)

Credit Line

Bequest from Charles Henry Parker