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Another view of the same marble vase, from Vasi, candelabri, cippi, sarcofagi, tripodi, lucerne, ed ornamenti antichi disegnati ed incisi dal Cav. Gio. Batt. Piranesi, Vol. I (Vases, candelabra, grave stones, sarcophagi, tripods, lamps, and ornaments designed and etched by Cavalieri Giovanni Battista Piranesi)

Series/Portfolio:
Vasi, candelabri, cippi, sarcofagi, tripodi, lucerne, ed ornamenti antichi disegnati ed incisi dal Cav. Gio. Batt. Piranesi, Vol. I
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Date:
1778–80
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/8 x 31 1/2 in. (55 x 80 cm) Plate: 20 11/16 x 15 3/16 in. (52.5 x 38.5 cm) printed horizontally
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.12(39)
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: Vaso antico di marmo che si vede nel / Museo Capitolino alto palmi 7.0.2
At bottom center: Al Signor Roberto Udnÿ Cavaliere Inglese / amatore delle belle Arti / In segno d'Ossequio Il Cavaliere Gio. Batta Piranesi
At lower left: cavalier Piranesi del. ed inc.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On recto at upper right in ink: 48
Focillon 646; Hind 87; Giesecke 120; Wilton-Ely II.1011.933
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