The Cliff of Terracina with the Remains of an Imperial Villa and the Temple of Jupiter Anxurus

Robert MacPherson (Scottish, 1811–1872)


Image: 28.3 x 39.7 cm (11 1/8 x 15 5/8 in.) Mount: 45.9 x 55.8 cm (18 1/16 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: Cliff
Below this, MacPherson blind stamp, with number 214 in graphite
L. r., in ink: Terracina: Italy
Verso, MFA Photo Library Accession Sticker, with numbers in ink:
436/T276/C1/ . . . 74164 (14164)
To right of sticker, in ink: Terracina. / Temple of Venus Obsequens (the gracious) /standing on top of cliffs
Below sticker, in black crayon: 1
In center, stamped in violet ink: Museum of Fine Arts, /Boston.
L. l., in graphite: The cliff of Terracina, &c
L. r., stamped in black ink: The Gardner Brewer Collection

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection