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The Grand Piazza (Plate IV of the Second Edition, Second Issue, of the Carceri)

1749–50
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 004, i/iii; Focillon 27; Robison 31, i/vi (First Edition, First through Third Issues, 1749-1760); Ficacci 113

Dimensions

Sheet: 72 x 52.5 cm (28 3/8 x 20 11/16 in.) Platemark: 54.5 x 41.2 cm (21 7/16 x 16 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

M25421

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)

Provenance

Mrs. A. M. B. Smith, London; from whom purchased July 1, 1914

Credit Line

Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund