Ruins of the Villa of Maecenas, and Cascades. Tivoli.

Cascatelle at the Villa of Maecenas, Tivoli.

Robert MacPherson (Scottish, 1811–1872)


Image: 31 x 38.6 cm (12 3/16 x 15 3/16 in.) Mount: 44.4 x 55.7 cm (17 1/2 x 21 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print

Not On View


Europe, Photography




Recto, below image in ink on mount: Villa of Maecenas
Below this, MacPherson blind stamp, with number 110 in graphite
L. r., in ink (effaced): Tivoli, Italy
Verso, MFA Photo Library Accession Sticker, with partial numbers in ink:
. . . . S1/ . . .14177
In center, stamped in violet ink: Museum of Fine Arts, /Boston.
- above this, in ink: 14177
- below this, in graphite: 436/T5/S1
L. l., in ink: Gardner Brewer Bequest
- to the right of this, in graphite: Villa of Maecerias. Tivoli
L. r., stamped in black ink, partially effaced: . . . . Brewer Collection

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection