Art/ Collection/ Art Object

View of the Arch of Beneventum in the Kingdom of Naples, from Vedute di Roma (Views of Rome), part I

Series/Portfolio:
Vedute di Roma
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1750–78
Medium:
Etching; second state of four (Hind)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/2 x 29 5/16 in. (52 x 74.5 cm) Plate: 18 11/16 x 28 1/8 in. (47.5 x 71.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.16(54)
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: C. Piranesi fece. 20.
At lower right: VEDVTA DELL'ARCO / DI BENEVENTO NEL / REGNO DI NAPOLI / 94

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Focillon 823; Wilton-Ely I.311.268; Hind 73.135 ii/iv
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