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The Baths of Caracalla (Octagonal Plate)

about 1640-1660
One of the Perelles (French, active 1625-1695), Published by Daman (French, active about 1640–1660)


Dimensions

Sheet: 10.9 × 15 cm (4 5/16 × 5 7/8 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

P4645

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816-d. 1896; cf. Lugt 1309), New York; 1896, by inheritance to his son, Charles Sewall; 1897, sold by Charles Sewall to the MFA [see Note 1]. (Accession Date: October 21, 1897)

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund