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Capitals and Friezes of Various Buildings in Rome

1761
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, pp.84-85 (1761); not listed in Focillon; Wilton-Ely 778

Dimensions

Sheet: 58.7 x 154.3 cm (23 1/8 x 60 3/4 in.)(overall dimensions of two joined sheets) Platemark: 41.6 x 122.6 cm (16 3/8 x 48 1/4 in.)(printed from two plates; overall dimensions)

Accession Number

1972.340

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