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First View of the Ruins of the Large Palace

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

1551
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. IV) 032; Riggs 11

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.8 x 27.7 cm (8 3/16 x 10 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.362

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, upper left: RVINARVM PALATII MAIORIS, PROSPECTVS • 1 •; upper right: • I •

Signed

Signed in plate, lower center: • H • COK[sic] • F

Markings

No watermark; verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 59.362

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund