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A Group of People Standing in the Ruins of a Large Circular Temple

about 1625-1675
Gabriel Perelle (French, 1604–1677), Published by Pierre Mariette I (French, about 1603–1657), Or Pierre Mariette II (French, 1634–1716)


Dimensions

Sheet: 10 × 11.2 cm (3 15/16 × 4 7/16 in.)(trimmed on or within the platemark)

Accession Number

P18519

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, bottom right, "6". There also appears to be a number at the top right, but the top of the impression is trimmed.

Markings

Verso, top left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816-d. 1896; cf. Lugt 1309), New York; 1896, by inheritance to his son, Charles Sewall; 1897, sold by Charles Sewall to the MFA [see Note 1]. (Accession Date: October 21, 1897)

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund