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Fifth View of the Roman Colosseum

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

1550
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 27; Riggs 6

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.6 x 22.3 cm (11 5/8 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

59.357

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate, upper left: • D •; upper center: COLOSSÆI • RO • PROSPECTVS • 5 •

Signed

In plate, lower left [sheet is trimmed so that the lower part of the signatureand date - 1550 - is missing fro this impression]: H. COCK FE

Markings

No watermark; verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 59.357

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund