Third View of the Ruins of the Large Palace, with part of the Septizonium

Important Monuments of the Ruins of Roman Antiquity, Taken from Life (often called The Large Book of Ruins), plate L

1550
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 34; Riggs 13

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.2 x 27.9 cm (7 15/16 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

59.364

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate, in cloud left of upper center: • L •; upper right: RVINARVM PALATII MAIORIS, CVM/PARTE SEPTIZONY PROSPECTVS • 3 •

Signed

At lower right: HIRONIMVS/COCK • FECIT/ 1550

Markings

No watermark; verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 59.364

Provenance

June 9, 1959, purchased from Craddock & Barnard (dealers), London, by the MFA.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund