Requires Photography

The Tiber at the Mouth of the Cloaca Maxima (Plate 57 of the Views of Rome)

The Structure Built by Tarquinius Superbus, Known as the Bel Lido

1776
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 125, i/iii; Focillon 841; Ficacci 996

Dimensions

Sheet: 52.3 x 75.5 cm (20 9/16 x 29 3/4 in.) Platemark: 44.9 x 67.5 cm (17 11/16 x 26 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.1050

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

William Norton Bullard, Boston (1853-1931); his gift to the MFA April 1, 1923

Credit Line

Gift of William Norton Bullard