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View of the Colosseum with Various Nearby Houses and Ruins

Important Monuments of the Ruins of Roman Antiquity, Taken from Life (often called The Large Book of Ruins), plate H

1551
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. IV) 031; Riggs 10

Dimensions

Sheet: 20 x 30 cm (7 7/8 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.361

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, upper left: • H • ; upper right: PROSPECTVS COLOSSÆI CVM ÆDIBVS ET VARIIS RVINIS / ILLI CONTIGVIS

Signed

Signed in plate, lower right: COCK • FE •

Markings

No watermark; verso, in graphite: 2; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 59.361

Provenance

June 9, 1959, purchased from Craddock & Barnard (dealers), London, by the MFA. (Accession Date: June 9, 1959)

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund