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Eighth View of the Roman Colosseum

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

1551
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. IV) 030; Riggs 9

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.6 x 30.6 cm (8 1/2 x 12 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.360

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, upper right: • G •; lower right: COLOSSÆI RO • PROSPECTVS • 8 •

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, lower left: H COCK F 0551 [sic]

Markings

No watermark; verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 59.360

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund