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First View from the Ruins of the Baths of the Emperor Diocletian

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

1550
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. IV) 039; Riggs 18

Dimensions

Sheet: 23 x 33.5 cm (9 1/16 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.369

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, upper left: Q; upper right: EX RVINIS THERMARVM IMP DIOCLITIANI, PROSPECTVS VNVS

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, lower left: COCK • F • 1550 •

Markings

No watermark; verso, MFA stamp, with accession number in graphite: 59.369

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund