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Opera House, plate 4 from "The Most Beautiful Ruins of Lisbon."

1757
Jacques Philippe Le Bas (French, 1707–1783)


Catalogue Raisonné

Inventaire 56

Dimensions

Plate: 34.6 x 47.4 cm (13 5/8 x 18 11/16 in.) Sheet: 30.3 x 39.1 cm (11 15/16 x 15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.77

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate lower left: Casa da Opera
In plate lower right: Sale de l'Opera.
In plate lower left: Avec Privilege du Roy
In plate upper right: No. 4
Recto lower right margin in graphite pencil: 5-29-46

Signed

In plate lower right: Jac. Ph. Le Bas sculp. 1757

Provenance

L. Aaron Lebowich (Boston); his gift to MFA, January 1951.

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich