Requires Photography

The Arch of Constantine and the Colosseum (Plate 100 of the Views of Rome)

1760
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 056, iv/vi; Focillon 805; Robison 56(D)(of F); Ficacci 890

Dimensions

Sheet: 54.9 x 82.4 cm (21 5/8 x 32 7/16 in.) Platemark: 41 x 54.9 cm (16 1/8 x 21 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

M25576

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

Alfred Greenough, Boston (1844-1884); by bequest to his uncle, Charles Henry Parker, Boston (1816-1908); his bequest to the MFA 1909 (transferred from library; accession date January 1, 1913)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection