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: 55.2 x 82 cm (21 3/4 x 32 5/16 in.) Platemark: 45.1 x 67.5 cm (17 3/4 x 26 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

M25533

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); verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Alfred Greenough, Boston (1844-1884); 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