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Fourth View of the Roman Colosseum

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

1551
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. IV) 026; Riggs 5

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.3 x 29.8 cm (8 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

59.356

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, upper left: COLOSSÆI • RO • PROSPECTVS • 4 •; upper right: • C •

Signed

Not signed

Markings

No watermark; verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 59.356

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund