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The Tomb of the Scipio Family

1748
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, p. 76, no. 18; Focillon 60

Dimensions

Sheet: 37 x 51.5 cm (14 9/16 x 20 1/4 in.) Platemark: 13.4 x 27.2 cm (5 1/4 x 10 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1217

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Charlotte Z. (1924-2000) and Arthur E. (1922-2012) Vershbow, Newton Centre, Massachusetts; their gift to the MFA December 28, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Vershbow