Another View of the Roman Colosseum

Important Monuments of the Ruins of Roman Antiquity, Taken from Life (often called The Large Book of Ruins), plate A

1551
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. IV) 023, Riggs 3

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.1 x 33.9 cm (9 1/8 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.353

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, upper left: • A •; upper center: COLOSSÆI • RO • ALIVS PROSPECTVS •

Signed

Not signed

Markings

No watermark; verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 59.353

Provenance

June 9, 1959, purchased from Craddock & Barnard (dealers), London, by the MFA. (Accession Date: June 9, 1959)

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund