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The Tomb of Cecilia Metella (Plate 112 of the Views of Rome)

1762
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 067, iii/v; Focillon 772; Ficacci 938

Dimensions

Sheet: 55.3 x 82.3 cm (21 3/4 x 32 3/8 in.) Platemark: 46.1 x 64.3 cm (18 1/8 x 25 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

M25588

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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