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Reconstruction of some details of the first order of the Theater of Marcellus, from Le Antichità Romane (Roman Antiquities), tome 4, tavola 34

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 15 3/4 in. (54 x 40 cm) plate: 15 3/4 x 10 1/16 in. (40 x 25.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.4(34)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper left: Tom. IV.
At upper right: XXXIV
At top center: DIMOSTRAZIONE IN GRANDE DI ALCVNE DELLE PARTI / DEL PRIMO ORDINE DEL TEATRO DI MARCELLO
At lower left: Piranesi f.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Hind 83; Focillon 20.A.370; Giesecke 116; Wilton-Ely I.556.502
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