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The Tombs of Piso Licinianus and the Cornelii on the Appian Way (Plate 113 of the Views of Rome)

1764
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 072, i/iii; Focillon 777; Ficacci 943

Dimensions

Sheet: 55.1 x 82.3 cm (21 11/16 x 32 3/8 in.) Platemark: 41.5 x 61.8 cm (16 5/16 x 24 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

M25589

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); verso, 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