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The Tomb of the Plautii, near the Ponte Lugano (Plate 115 of the Views of Rome)

about 1765–1769
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 083, i/iii; Focillon 783; Ficacci 954

Dimensions

Sheet: 55.3 x 82.4 cm (21 3/4 x 32 7/16 in.) Platemark: 46.7 x 63.4 cm (18 3/8 x 24 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

M25591

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