Requires Photography

First View from the Ruins of the Baths of Diocletian

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

1561
Etched by Joannes van Doetecum (Netherlandish, active 1554–about 1600), and Lucas van Doetecum (Netherlandish, active 1554–about 1584), After Unidentified artist, Published by Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

New Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 207; Riggs 101

Dimensions

Sheet: 24 x 32.8 cm (9 7/16 x 12 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.377

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, in lower margin left to right: EX RVINIS THERMARVM DIOCLITIANI PROSPECTVS VNVS.; lower left: h. cock excu.

Signed

Not signed

Markings

Watermark (not identified); verso, MFA stamp with accession number in pencil: 59.377

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund