Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Fragments of the Marble Plan of Ancient Rome, from the Severan Marble plan, from Le Antichità Romane (Roman Antiquities), tome 1, tavola 3

Series/Portfolio:
Le Antichità Romane, tome 1
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Publisher:
Angelo Rotili
Date:
published 1756–57
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
sheet: 21 1/4 x 29 3/4 in. (54 x 75.6 cm) plate: 18 5/16 x 14 3/4 in. (46.5 x 37.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.1(5)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper left: Tom I
At upper right: III
At bottom: Framm.ti (ti as superscript) di Marmo della Pianta di Roma antica, scavati saranno due secole, nelle Rovine del / Tempio di Romolo, et ora esistenti nel Museo di Campidoglio
At lower left: Piranesi Archit. dis. et inc.

Marking: On verso of right-hand sheet at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Hind 83; Focillon 20.A.154; Giesecke 116; Wilton-Ely I.337.289
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