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Heads found in the tomb of Scipio, from Monumenti degli Scipioni

Series/Portfolio:
Monumenti degli Scipioni
Artist:
Francesco Piranesi (Italian, Rome 1758–1810 Paris)
Published in:
Rome
Date:
1785
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
sheet: 21 1/4 x 15 3/8 in. (54 x 39 cm) plate: 5 1/2 x 8 1/16 in. (14 x 20.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.5(1)
Not on view
Inscription: At bottom center: Teste trovate nel Sepolcre de Scipioni
At lower left: Cav. Francesco Piranesi f.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Graesse 303; Hind 89
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