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Capitals and Friezes from Various Buildings in Rome, Compared with a Detail by Le Roy

1761
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, pp.84-85 (1761); not listed in Focillon; Wilton-Ely 777

Dimensions

Sheet: 58.3 x 153.2 cm (22 15/16 x 60 5/16 in.) Platemark: 41.2 x 123.3 cm (16 1/4 x 48 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.339

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

Mrs. W. J. Moore, Lowell, Massachusetts; her gift to the MFA April 12, 1972

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W. J. Moore