Two Views of an Etruscan Metal Chariot (Plate 13 of the Vasi, Candelabri, Cippi, Sarcofagi, Tripodi...)
Francesco Piranesi (Italian, 1758–1810)
Hind, p. 87, 1778; Focillon 613 bis; not in Ficacci
Sheet: 55 x 82.2 cm (21 5/8 x 32 3/8 in.) Platemark: 39.2 x 52.9 cm (15 7/16 x 20 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Although this plate is often described as Plate 13 of the series Vasi, Candelabri, etc., this impression has the number “81” engraved at the top right corner.
Engraved in the plate, top right corner, the number "81"
Verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282); verso, cneter, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (not in Lugt)
Alfred Greenough, Boston (1844-1884); 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)
Alfred Greenough Collection