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The Wall around the Caelian Hill, Plate 24 from the Roman Antiquities

Veduta dei muri che investivano le falde del monte Celio . . .

1756
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, p. 83; Focillon 189

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.6 x 21.1 cm (5 3/4 x 8 5/16 in.) Platemark: 13.4 x 19.9 cm (5 1/4 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

P14058

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund