The Pronaos of the College of the Amphictyons (Plate VIII of the Views of Paestum)

1778
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778), and Francesco Piranesi (Italian, 1758–1810)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, p. 87; Focillon 590; Ficacci 859; Wilton-Ely 725 (a proof impression before the inscription and signature in the blank space at the lower left)

Dimensions

Sheet: 49.3 x 67.1 cm (19 7/16 x 26 7/16 in.)(with irregular 1.5-6 mm margin at the right; trimmed on the platemark on the other three sides)

Accession Number

09.643

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

Charles H. Parker, Boston (1816-1908); his bequest to the MFA 1909 (transferred from Library Book 11545; accessioned March 20, 1963)

Credit Line

Bequest from Charles Henry Parker