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Sixth View of the Roman Colosseum

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

1551
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. IV) 028; Riggs 7

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.1 x 20.4 cm (10 11/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.358

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, upper left: COLOSSÆI • RO • PROSPECTVS • 6 •; right of upper center: • E •

Signed

Not signed

Markings

No watermark; verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 59.358

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund