First View of Various Ruins from the Capitol

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

1551
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. IV) 042; Riggs 21

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.8 x 32.5 cm (9 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.372

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, upper left: • T •; upper right: EX VARIIS APVD CAPITOLIVM / RVINIS, PROSPECTVS • VNVS •; center left, on triumphal arch: IMP • CÆR • LUCIO • SEPTIMIO • IV/FIL • SEVERO • PLO • PERTIN[in reverse]ACI/ARABICO

Signed

Not signed

Markings

No watermark; verso, MFA stamp, with accession number in graphite: 59.372

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund