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The Temple of the Sibyl at Tivoli: The Broken Side of the Colonnade (Plate 123 of the Views of Rome)

1761
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 062, i/iii; Focillon 765; Ficacci 933

Dimensions

Sheet: 55.1 x 82.2 cm (21 11/16 x 32 3/8 in.) Platemark: 45 x 66.9 cm (17 11/16 x 26 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

M25600

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, lower right: "ALTRA VEDUTA DEL TEMPIO DELLA SIBILLA IN TIVOLI / 1 Cella del Tempio. 2 Vestigi del tribunale e della salita. 3 Muro della cella di opera incerta...."

Markings

Verso, left center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282); verso, right 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