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Title-Page to The Views of Rome (Plate 1 of the Views of Rome)

1748
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 001, iv/v; Focillon 719; Robison 1(D)(of E); Ficacci 872

Dimensions

Sheet: 55 x 82.2 cm (21 5/8 x 32 3/8 in.) Platemark: 40.9 x 55.4 cm (16 1/8 x 21 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

M25476

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

Alfred Greenough, Boston (c.1843-1884); by bequest to his uncle, Charles Henry Parker (1816-1908); his bequest to the MFA January 1, 1913 (Transferred from library)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection