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Plan of Rome and the Campus Martius

about 1774
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, p. 87, [1778-9.]; Focillon 600; Ficacci 700

Dimensions

Sheet: 132.1 x 82.1 cm (52 x 32 5/16 in.)(overall dimensions of the three sheets on which this etching is printed) Platemark: 121.2 x 71.1 cm (47 11/16 x 28 in.)(overall dimensions of the four plates from which this etching is printed)

Accession Number

M25477

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, center and upper center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282); verso, center and upper center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Alfred Greenough, Boston (c.1843-1884); by bequest to his uncle, Charles Henry Parker (1816-1908); his bequest to the MFA January 1, 1913 (Transferred from library)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection