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View of the Ponte Ferrato, called the Bridge of Cestius by antiquarians..., from Le Antichità Romane (Roman Antiquities), tome 4, tavola 21

Series/Portfolio:
Le Antichità Romane, tome 4
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 31 1/2 in. (54 x 80 cm) plate: 15 9/16 x 23 7/16 in. (39.5 x 59.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.4(21)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper right: Tom. IV. XXI
At bottom center: Veduta del Ponte Ferrato dagl' Antiquarj detto Cestio. Dalla parte verso ala corrente 1. Sperone moderno 2. Case, ed Orticelli nel Trastevere 3. Rovine di fabriche antiche 4. Catene, che tengano ferme le barche, su' / le quali si macina il grano 5. Pelo d'acqua in tempo d' Agosto
At lower right: Piranesi Archit. dis. ed inc.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Hind 83; Focillon 20.A.356; Giesecke 116; Wilton-Ely I.543.489
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