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Various Architectural Fragments (Plate 88 of the Vasi, Candelabri, Cippi, Sarcofagi, Tripodi...)

1768-1778
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, p. 87, 1778; Focillon 694; Ficacci 826

Dimensions

Sheet: 54.6 x 77.6 cm (21 1/2 x 30 9/16 in.) Platemark: 45.3 x 57.9 cm (17 13/16 x 22 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.1062

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)

Provenance

William Norton Bullard, Boston (1853-1931); his gift to the MFA April 1, 1923

Credit Line

Gift of William Norton Bullard