Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Plan of the remains of the Portico of Philip [L. Marcius Philippus]..., from Le Antichità Romane (Roman Antiquities), tome 4, tavola 46

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 9/16 x 10 1/4 in. (39.5 x 26 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.4(46)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper left: Tom. IV.
At upper right: XLVI
At bottom center: A. Pianta dell'avanzo del Portico di Filippo. B. Elevazione della facciata del me- / desimo, i di cui ornamenti principali sono di travertino, ed i muri di tevolozza. C / Avanzo dell'oprdine superiore. Dalla D. fino all' E si dimostra la parte interrata della fabbrica pe ri rialzamenti del piano di roma. F. Sezione dello stesso avanzo.
At lower right: Piranesi Archit dis. inc.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Hind 83; Focillon 20.A.384; Giesecke 116; Wilton-Ely I.571.517
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