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View of the Basilica of S. Maria Maggiore, from behind the Quattro Fontane

La veduta della Basilica di S. Maria Maggiore dalla parte verso le quattro Fontane

1771
Giuseppe Vasi (Italian, 1710–1782)


Dimensions

Overall platemark: 102 x 69.6 cm (40 3/16 x 27 3/8 in.) Overall (three joined sheets): 120 x 87 cm (47 1/4 x 34 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

35.1983

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving, on three joined sheets of wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Later impression from the Regia Calcografia Roma. From a set of four views of Rome.

Provenance

Larz Anderson, Brookline, MA; his gift to MFA, December 5, 1935

Credit Line

Anonymous gift